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pun

noun [C]  /pʌn/ us  
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
verb [I]  /pʌn/ (-nn-) us  
She kept punning on "whole" and "hole."
Translations of “pun”
in Spanish juego de palabras, retruécano…
in French calembour…
in German das Wortspiel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙關語,語義雙關的俏皮話…
in Russian каламбур…
in Turkish cinas, kelime oyunu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双关语,语义双关的俏皮话…
in Polish gra słów…
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