punning

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

punning

  1. Present participle of pun.

Noun[edit]

punning (plural punnings)

  1. The action of the verb to pun.

Adjective[edit]

punning

  1. That makes or uses a pun.
    The spoonerism "Burly Chassis" is a punning reference to Shirley Bassey's voluptuous figure.