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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pun, punning, wordplay, paronomasia(verb)

    a humorous play on words

    "I do it for the pun of it"; "his constant punning irritated her"

    Synonyms:
    wordplay, paronomasia, pun, punning

  2. pun(verb)

    make a play on words

    "Japanese like to pun--their language is well suited to punning"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pun(n.)

    Synonyms:
    quibble, clinch, calembour, play upon words

  2. pun(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    quibble, play upon words, make a pun

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

poon, disk, pan, bonn, liquidation


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