pun

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpʌn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/pʌn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pun)

Inflections of 'pun' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
puns
v 3rd person singular
punning
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
punned
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
punned
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: play on words
Synonyms:
quip, play on words, wordplay, double meaning, double entendre, witticism, joke

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