punner

1
[puhn-er]
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noun

a person who puns; punster.

Nearby words

  1. punkah,
  2. punker,
  3. punkie,
  4. punkin,
  5. punky,
  6. punnet,
  7. punny,
  8. punster,
  9. punt,
  10. punta arenas

Origin of punner

1
First recorded in 1680–90; pun + -er1

punner

2
[puhn-er]

noun

a rammer for compacting earth or fresh concrete.

Origin of punner

2
1605–15; pun dial. form of pound1 + -er1

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Examples from the Web for punner

  • 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