How To Spell pun?

Correct spelling: pun

What is the definition of pun?

  1. To pound.

What does the abbreviation pun mean?

Google Ngram Viewer results for pun:

This graph shows how "pun" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for pun?

  1. Oscar Wilde had actually signed his name to a most awful pun as those who had seen 'The Importance Of Being Earnest' would understand. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  2. On this occasion my name had the proud distinction of drawing from Browning the only pun I ever heard him make. – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  3. Thomas Hood was there, almost silent except when he shot out some irresistible pun and disturbed the gravity of the company. – Charles Lamb by Barry Cornwall
  4. They are like a Sunday school let loose in the Moulin Rouge, or Mr. Toole when he has made a pun – The Green Carnation by Robert Smythe Hichens
  5. It was settled that, in his own pathetic pun he was to be " a lively Hood for a livelihood" thenceforward. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  6. With him, profound gravity and exuberant fooling were always intermingled and some of his deepest thoughts are conveyed by a pun – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  7. I don't mind telling you as an old friend I've got forty- four pun ten there. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  8. Well, there isn't much to see in it, ' Mr. Lennox said, laughing at the pun – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  9. " I'll not undertaker pun murmured Rattleton. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  10. A poor pun started another vein. – Memories and Anecdotes by Kate Sanborn

What are the rhymes for pun?

  1. shun, donne, un, hyun, mun, yun, tonne, runt, none, bun, brun, done, fun, stun, lun, dunn, dun, ton, kun, bunn, one, grun, dunne, son, gunn, chun, hon, won, gun, nun, hun, brunn, run, in, lunn, jun, sun, spun;
  2. redone, begun, undone, m1, outrun, c1, homerun, rerun, outdone;
  3. overdone;

What are the translations for pun?

Dutch words for Pun

woordspeling, woordgrap.

French words for Pun

jeu de mots, calembour.

German words for Pun

Wortspiel, Wortwitz.

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Japanese words for Pun

しゃれ, 地口, 掛け詞, 駄酒落, 語呂合わせ, 懸け詞, 語呂合せ, 掛詞, ダジャレ, 語路合わせ, かけことば, 語路合せ, ごろあわせ, じぐち, 駄じゃれ, 懸詞, ごろ合せ, 駄洒落, だじゃれ, ごろ合わせ.

Korean word for Pun

> 말장난.

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Polish words for Pun

kalambur, żart.

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Russian words for Pun

каламбур, игра слов.

Spanish word for Pun

juego de palabras.

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Vietnamese word for Pun

nói giểu.