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English definition of “pun”


noun [C]    /pʌn/
an amusing use of a word or phrase that has several meanings or that sounds like another word: People groan at a pun if it’s told correctly . pun    /pʌn/ verb [I] (-nn-) She kept punning on " whole " and " hole ."
(Definition of pun noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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