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punner

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[ puhn-er ]
/ ˈpʌn ər /
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noun
a person who puns; punster.
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Origin of punner

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First recorded in 1680–90; pun + -er1

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Other definitions for punner (2 of 2)

punner2
[ puhn-er ]
/ ˈpʌn ər /

noun
a rammer for compacting earth or fresh concrete.

Origin of punner

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1605–15; pun dial. form of pound1 + -er1
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How to use punner in a sentence

  • But the ladies, Mr. Sheriff,” suggested Punner, “no Southern gentleman can turn a lady out of doors.

    A Fortnight of Folly|Maurice Thompson
  • “My salary is suspended during my absence,” said Punner, with his eyes bent on the floor.

    A Fortnight of Folly|Maurice Thompson
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