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synonyms for punned

  • banter
  • laugh
  • quip
  • chaff
  • deceive
  • deride
  • fool
  • frolic
  • fun
  • gambol
  • jape
  • jest
  • jive
  • jolly
  • josh
  • mock
  • needle
  • play
  • pun
  • rag
  • revel
  • rib
  • ridicule
  • roast
  • spoof
  • sport
  • taunt
  • trick
  • wisecrack
  • horse around
  • kid around
  • make merry
  • play the clown
  • play tricks
  • poke fun
  • pull one's leg
  • put on
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antonyms for punned

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  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
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How to use punned in a sentence

"That's what I call toeing a man out of trouble," punned Dick, in the general relief that followed.
THE BOY INVENTORS' RADIO TELEPHONERICHARD BONNER
We punned on Buonaparte and his gunboats, chalked his effigy on stage-coaches, and published the same in prints.
THE TRUMPET-MAJORTHOMAS HARDY
Six years afterwards, Coke was sent to the Tower, and then they punned against him in English.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. II (OF 3)ISAAC DISRAELI
At her wedding breakfast in Alexandria she punned merrily about the postponement of their union.
ESSAYS ON THE GREEK ROMANCESELIZABETH HAZELTON HAIGHT
This is a painful example of how unlucky it is to have a name that can be punned upon.
THE EIGHTEEN CHRISTIAN CENTURIESJAMES WHITE
The traffic of the carts will consolidate it, and in places where carts cannot traverse it should be punned.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 595, MAY 28, 1887VARIOUS
Temple punned on the loss of my watch, and excused himself for a joke neither of us had spirit to laugh at.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY RICHMOND, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He punned incessantly, but languidly, almost as if unable to think in any other way than in play upon words.
FAMOUS HOUSES AND LITERARY SHRINES OF LONDONA. ST. JOHN ADCOCK
They laughed to forget, and punned, not so much to laugh, as to be distracted in the exercise.
THE LIFE OF FRANCIS THOMPSONEVERARD MEYNELL
No one speaks without the foreknowledge that he is to be caught up, punned up, or ridiculed, as the case may be.
JACK HINTONCHARLES JAMES LEVER
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