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pun

 
 
pronunciation:
puhn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a humorous play on words based on two words that are close in sound but different in meaning.
Here is a joke that has a pun: There was a mushroom who couldn't understand why nobody invited him to their parties. He thought he was such a fungi!
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part of speech: verb
inflections: puns, punning, punned
definition: to use or make a pun or puns.
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