PUN

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Pun

a play on words; use of words with similar sounds but different meaning to humorous effect. For example, grave has two possible meanings, which Shakespeare used in 'Romeo and Juliet'. Mercutio's final words were: 'ask for me tomorrow And you shall find me a grave man'; red and read sound the same, so the book is never red/the book is never read; I...
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pun

a witty remark comparing words with similar meanings or sounds.
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Pun

The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that suggests two or more meanings, by exploiting multiple meanings of words, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect. These ambiguities can arise from the intentional use of homophonic, homographic, metonymic, or metaphorical language. A pun differs from ...
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pun

[n] - a humorous play on words 2. [v] - make a play on words
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Pun

• (n.) 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. • (v. t.) To pound. • (v. t.) To persuade or affect by a pun. • (v. i.) To make puns, or a pun; to use a word in a double sense,...
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pun

punning noun a humorous play on words; `I do it for the pun of it`; `his constant punning irritated her`
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Pun

Pun intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Punned ; present participle & verbal noun 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 qui...
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Pun

Pun noun [ Confer 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. Addison. « A better put on...
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Pun

Pun transitive verb [ See Pound to beat.] To pound. [ Obsolete] « He would pun thee into shivers with his fist.» Shak.
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Pun

a deliberate playing on two possible meanings of one word. e.g. arms (as in limbs on the body ) and arms (as in weapons) or meet (as in coming together with someone socially and meat (as in flesh) This device is usually used to create a comic effect. It is very popular with newspaper headline writers.
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pun

a humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest different meanings or applications, or a play on words, as in the use of the word rings in the ... [3 related articles]
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Pun

A play on two words similar in sound but different in meaning. For example, in Matthew 16:18, Christ
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Pun

A play on words that relies on a word
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pun

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. 'A better put on this word was made on the Beggar's Opera, which, it was said, made Gay rich, and Rich gay.' (Walpole) ... Origin: Cf. Pun to pound, Pound ...
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pun

A play upon words mostly used for humorous reasons. Example: the use of one word that has two meanings or of two words that sound alike.
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pun

an expression that uses a homonym (two different words spelled identically) to deliver two or more meanings at the same time. For example, 'When Professor Fudge asked his graduate students to bring a really good lay to the next class, their collective opinion of the scholar went up a notch.'
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Pun

An expression that uses a homonym (two different words spelled identically) to deliver two or more m
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pun

Figure of speech, a play on words, or double meaning that is technically known as paronomasia (Greek `adapted meaning`). Double meaning can be accidental, often resulting from homonymy, or the multiple meaning of words; puns, however, are deliberate, intended as jokes or as clever and compact remarks. The success of a pun is a matter ...
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Pun

Playful device where similar sounding words with different meanings, or single words with multiple meanings are employed. Shakespeare frequently used puns for both comic and serious effect e.g. in Romeo and Juliet the dying Mercutio says: 'Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man.' 
William Empson identified puns as a form of am...
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PuN

Plutonium(III) Nitride Molar mass: 258.0067
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Pun

Pound, not normally used in terms of money. More often used when talking about weight.
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pun

pun 1. A play on words, sometimes on different senses of the same word and sometimes on the similar sense or sound of different words; the word or phrase used in this way. 2. The humorous use of a word or phrase so as to emphasize or suggest its different meanings or applications, or the use of words that are alike or nearly alike in sound but dif...
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pun

pun, use of words, usually humorous, based on (a) the several meanings of one word, (b) a similarity of meaning between words that are pronounced the same, or (c) the difference in meanings between two words pronounced the same and spelled somewhat similarly, e.g., Thomas Hood's “They went and...
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Pun

Synonym (also Puin
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