pun

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Noun[change]

Singular
pun

Plural
puns

  1. A pun is the use of a word or phrase with two meanings in a funny or interesting way that makes you think of both meanings.
    In this pun, hard to beat can mean "few things are better" or "difficult to mix using a fork".
    A boiled egg for breakfast is hard to beat.
    The pun about pies was really bad.

Verb[change]

Plain form
pun

Third-person singular
puns

Past tense
punned

Past participle
punned

Present participle
punning

  1. If you pun, you make a pun.