punster
noun Date: 1700 one who is given to punning

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  • Punster — Pun ster, n. One who puns, or is skilled in, or given to, punning; a quibbler; a low wit. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Punster — (engl., spr. Pönnst r), in England ein Witzling, welcher sich bes. der Wortspiele u. Calembours bedient …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • punster — [pun′stər] n. [see STER] a person who habitually makes, or is fond of making, puns: also punner …   English World dictionary

  • punster — 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

  • punster — /pun steuhr/, n. a person who makes puns frequently. [1690 1700; PUN + STER] * * * …   Universalium

  • punster — noun A person who likes to make puns …   Wiktionary

  • punster — Synonyms and related words: banana, burlesquer, caricaturist, clown, comedian, comic, cutup, epigrammatist, funnyman, gag writer, gagman, gagster, humorist, ironist, jester, joker, jokesmith, jokester, lampooner, madcap, parodist, prankster,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • punster — pun·ster || pÊŒnstÉ™(r) n. one who makes puns, one who makes plays on words …   English contemporary dictionary

  • punster — n. Punner, quibbler, paragrammatist …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • punster — noun (C) someone who makes puns (=jokes involving two words that sound similar) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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