Pun Pun, v. t. To persuade or affect by a pun. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

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  • pun — pȕn prid. <odr. ī> DEFINICIJA 1. a. koji nema praznine; ispunjen, napunjen [puna posuda; puna vreća] b. koji je dokraja zaposjednut čime [grad pun ljudi] 2. a. koji sadrži u sebi mnogo čega, koji obiluje [pun lišća] b. koji je obuzet,… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Pun — Pun, v. t. [See {Pound} to beat.] To pound. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He would pun thee into shivers with his fist. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pun — Pun, n. [Cf. {Pun} to pound, {Pound} to beat.] A play on words which have the same sound but different meanings; an expression in which two different applications of a word present an odd or ludicrous idea; a kind of quibble or equivocation.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pun — Pun, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Punned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Punning}.] To make puns, or a pun; to use a word in a double sense, especially when the contrast of ideas is ludicrous; to play upon words; to quibble. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pun — pun, ni pun expr. nada. ❙ «¡Ni pun hijito! De técnica narrativa no tienes ni puta idea.» Álvaro de Laiglesia, Hijos de Pu. ❙ «¿Se sabe algo nuevo de Gregorio Liñán? Ni pum.» Pedro Casals, Disparando cocaína …   Diccionario del Argot "El Sohez"

  • pun — [pun] n. [17th c. clipped form < ? It puntiglio, fine point, hence verbal quibble: see PUNCTILIO] the use of a word, or of words which are formed or sounded alike, in such a way as to juxtapose, connect, or bring out two or more of the… …   English World dictionary

  • pun — Punning, ‘the humorous use of words to suggest different meanings’, has been a feature of language at least since the time of Aristotle, who approved of them in some kinds of writing. Some famous historical examples include the description by… …   Modern English usage

  • pun — ► NOUN ▪ a joke exploiting the different meanings of a word or the fact that there are words of the same sound and different meanings. ► VERB (punned, punning) ▪ make a pun. DERIVATIVES punster noun. ORIGIN perhaps an abbreviation of obsolete… …   English terms dictionary

  • Pun — Pun, 1) (engl., spr. Pönn), Wortspiel, mehre Zeitungen haben stehende Artikel für Puns; 2) Münze, so v.w. Condorin …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pun — Pun, japan. Gewicht, s. Fung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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