punner

1
[puhn-er]

Origin of punner

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

punner

2
[puhn-er]
noun
  1. a rammer for compacting earth or fresh concrete.

Origin of punner

2
1605–15; pun dial. form of pound1 + -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for punner

Historical Examples of punner

  • “My salary is suspended during my absence,” said Punner, with his eyes bent on the floor.

    A Fortnight of Folly

    Maurice Thompson

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

    A Fortnight of Folly

    Maurice Thompson