punny

[ puhn-ee ]
/ ˈpʌn i /

adjective, pun·ni·er, pun·ni·est.

having, involving, or characteristic of a pun.

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Origin of punny

First recorded in 1960–65; pun + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM punny

pun·ni·ly, adverb
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