Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

punner1

[puhn-er]
noun
  1. a person who puns; punster.
Show More

Origin of punner1

First recorded in 1680–90; pun + -er1

punner2

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

Origin of punner2

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

  • “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