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Synonyms for pun

Synonyms for pun

a humorous play on words

make a play on words

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Minister Pun arrived in New Delhi to participate in the International Sustainable Development Conference that began from Monday.
Robredo, a former housing chief, said she is looking forward to work with Pun in "exploring ways to deepen the relations of our countries, and to exchange best practices."
Puns are typically thought to be antithetical to serious scholarly writing, but their potential usefulness, in combination with the evolving genres of academic discourse, brought me to this question: Is there room for a writer's words to be playful within a discipline, while still maintaining scholarly dignity?
I love puns, perhaps now the least fashionable form of wit.
"With this fundraiser, or 'pun-raiser', we hope to generate a lot of laughs as well as cash." | The Second Annual Champipunship: A Pun Raiser is at the O2 ABC2 in Glasgow on Saturday at 7pm.
I pick it up and Big Pun is like, "You live in Castle Hill projects right?
It is an interaction between Hero (a lady), Margaret (her waiting gentlewoman) and Beatrice (Hero's cousin), where Hero utters two sequences only (inadvertently providing input for Margaret's pun on STUFFED with her second turn) and is practically a non-participatory discourse party.
Whereas, a pun, to qualify as a pun, involves ambiguity.
An antanaclasis is a pun in which a word is repeated with a different meaning each time and the example of that kind of a pun is (Your argument is sound, nothing but sound).
Pun Lun"; Pun Lun was a Hong Kong photography studio.
It was earlier reported that Mr Pun, who had worked for the company for the last 18 years, would get BD2,500 in compensation and relatives of the other two, who had been at the company for five months, would get BD750.
| KUWAIT, March 5 (KUNA) -- Second Deputy Chairman of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Abdulwahab Al-Wazzan discussed on Monday with visiting Nepalese Minister of Finance Barsha Man Pun and accompanying officials plans for elevating level of commercial and economic cooperation between Kuwait and Nepal.
Tilak Pun, an engineer at Knowledge Mosaic Inc., a Seattle-based information technology company, will depart for his native Nepal on July 12th, taking the next step in his plan for Solar Energy for Shikha School.
The Queen gave Cpl Dipprasad Pun, 31, the medal - second only to the Victoria Cross for bravery - at Buckingham Palace.
THE PUN ALSO RISES: HOW THE HUMBLE PUN REVOLUTIONIZED LANGUAGE, CHANGED HISTORY, AND MADE WORDPLAY MORE THAN SOME ANTICS argues that the pun changed language and fostered progress in modern society as a result.