Thesaurus / punned


The traffic of the carts will consolidate it, and in places where carts cannot traverse it should be punned.

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

Georges punned on his name, and addressed him as "Monsieur Tue-Roi."

They laughed to forget, and punned, not so much to laugh, as to be distracted in the exercise.

She punned on their words, she laughed at their threats, she held them up to ridicule.

The King's DaughtersEmily Sarah Holt

"That's what I call toeing a man out of trouble," punned Dick, in the general relief that followed.

Six years afterwards, Coke was sent to the Tower, and then they punned against him in English.

This is a painful example of how unlucky it is to have a name that can be punned upon.

Shenstone meant more than he expressed, when he thanked God that he could not be punned on.

At her wedding breakfast in Alexandria she punned merrily about the postponement of their union.

Essays on the Greek RomancesElizabeth Hazelton Haight

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