punster

[puhn-ster]

noun

a person who makes puns frequently.

Nearby words

  1. punkin,
  2. punky,
  3. punner,
  4. punnet,
  5. punny,
  6. punt,
  7. punta arenas,
  8. punta gallinas,
  9. puntarenas,
  10. puntat

Origin of punster

First recorded in 1690–1700; pun + -ster

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British Dictionary definitions for punster

punster

noun

a person who is fond of making puns, esp one who makes a tedious habit of this
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Word Origin and History for punster

punster

n.

c.1700, "a low wit who endeavours at reputation by double meaning" [Johnson], from pun + -ster.

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