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[puhn-ee] /ˈpʌn i/

adjective, punnier, punniest.
having, involving, or characteristic of a .


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  • Puns

    [puhn] /pʌn/ noun 1. the humorous use of a word or phrase so as to emphasize or suggest its different meanings or applications, or the use of words that are alike or nearly alike in sound but different in meaning; a play on words. 2. the word or phrase used in this way. verb (used […]

  • Punster

    [puhn-ster] /ˈpʌn stər/ noun 1. a person who makes frequently. /ˈpʌnstə/ noun 1. a person who is fond of making puns, esp one who makes a tedious habit of this n. c.1700, “a low wit who endeavours at reputation by double meaning” [Johnson], from pun + -ster.

  • Punt

    [puhnt] /pʌnt/ noun 1. Football. a kick in which the ball is dropped and then kicked before it touches the ground. Compare , . 2. a small, shallow boat having a flat bottom and square ends, usually used for short outings on rivers or lakes and propelled by poling. verb (used with object) 3. Football. […]

  • Punta-arenas

    [poon-tah ah-re-nahs] /ˈpun tɑ ɑˈrɛ nɑs/ noun 1. a seaport in S Chile, on the Strait of Magellan: the southernmost city in Chile. Formerly Magallanes. /Spanish ˈpunta aˈrenas/ noun 1. a port in S Chile, on the Strait of Magellan: the southernmost city in the world. Pop: 118 000 (2005 est) Former name Magallanes

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