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50+ Puns for All Ages to Laugh At

Nothing is as clever and subtly hilarious as a good pun. A pun is when someone exposes the multiple meanings of a word in a sentence or uses two words that sound similar but have different meanings to make a joke. Another name for this rhetorical strategy is known as a “double entendre” or a “play on words”, which means a word or phrase that has two meanings. When used the right way, puns can be hysterical, especially if someone has a good sense of humor. Not to mention, they’re very easy to form and use as jokes! Use them as a way to make any loved one laugh and brighten their spirits after a long day. To find examples of punny jokes that will put a smile on anyone’s face, browse the list of puns below.

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Hilarious Puns

These puns will make you laugh and cringe all at the same time. Loosen up the dinner table by cracking a funny pun to get the conversation going or use these to cheer up a friend that’s had a hard day. However you use these hilarious puns, they’re sure to get a corny smile on someone’s face.

  • I wanted to buy a camouflage shirt, but I couldn’t find one in the store.

  • A boiled egg in the morning is hard to beat.

  • A pessimist’s blood type is always “B-negative”.

  • So, I went to a seafood disco last week and ended up pulling a mussel.

  • Two pianists always end up having a good marriage because they’re always in a chord.

  • I held the door open for a clown the other day. He told me it was a nice jester.

  • What’s the difference between a poorly dressed man on a unicycle and a well-dressed man on a bicycle? Attire.

  • How much does a pirate pay for an ear of corn? A buccaneer.

  • Don’t interrupt someone working intensely on a puzzle, because if you do, you might hear some crosswords.

  • Why don’t cows ever have money? Farmers always seem to milk them dry.

Puns

  • The duck said to the bartender, “Hye, put it on my bill!”

  • I heard that the best way to get in touch with a fish is to drop them a line.

  • What did the mom tomato say to the baby tomato? “C’mon honey, ketchup!”

  • Which building in New York has the most stories? The public library.

  • What did the pepperoni say to the mushroom? “You will always have a pizza my heart.”

  • Want to hear a joke about paper? It’s tear-ible enough to laugh at.

  • What did the espresso say to the coffee bean? “You keep me grounded.”

  • What did the barista say to his new coworker? “You’re a latte fun.”

  • The best way to stop a charging bull is to revoke his credit card.

  • I bought some shoes from a drug dealer. I don’t know what he laced them with but I can’t stop tripping!

Puns

  • What did the artery say to the muscle? “You’re being a little vein.”

  • Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.

  • A five-dollar bill walks into a bar and the bartender says, “Hey, this is a singles bar, get out.”

  • What happened to the guy who sued the airline company over his missing luggage? He lost his case.

  • Why did the king go to the bathroom? So he could sit on the head of the royal throne.

  • The farmer was talking about how a horse was a very stable animal.

Funny Puns

More funny puns to keep the mood light and happy! Break out these funny puns at a party to make your friend chuckle or use them to break the ice with new people. However they’re put to use, they’re bound to get someone giggling.

  • A dog ended up giving birth to puppies near the road and was ticketed for littering.

  • The other day, I asked my French friend if she enjoys any video games. She said, “Wii.”

  • I thought about making myself a belt out of old watches but then decided it was a waist of time.

  • What did the heart say to the lungs? “You take my breath away.”

  • Why did the can crusher quit his job? It was soda pressing.

  • The machine at the coin factory suddenly stopped working. It didn’t make any cents!

  • The golfer decided to bring an extra pair of pants just in case he got a hole in one.

  • Why does Peter Pan fly all the time? Because he Neverlands.

  • Wow! This whiteboard is remarkable.

  • I once knew a woman who owned a taser. Boy was she stunning.

  • Always trust a glue salesman. I heard they’re very good at sticking to their word.

  • What did the right eye say to the left eye? Between you and me, something smells.

Puns

  • I heard that reading while sunbathing makes you very well red.

  • Did you know that a chicken farmer’s favorite car is a coupe?

  • I’ve gone to the dentist so many times now. Trust me, I know the drill.

  • Two silk worms had a race and they ended up in a tie.

  • When a new hive is done, bees apparently throw a house swarming party.

  • Why can’t you trust a burrito? Cause it will spill the beans. — Alan Griffin

Puns

  • What do you call an alligator wearing a vest? An investigator.

  • I drove by a sign the other day that read, “Broken puppets for sale. No strings attached.”

  • Never tell a lie to an x-ray technician. They can see right through you.

  • How do you get a baby alien to fall asleep? You rocket.

  • What did the volcano say to his wife? I lava you so much.

  • What did the watermelon say to the honeydew melon? You’re one in a melon.

  • Jill broke her finger in the accident. But, on the other hand, she was completely fine.

  • The grape said nothing when he was stepped on. Instead, he let out a little wine.

  • I took a photo of a field of wheat. It was very grainy.

  • What do you call a pig that does karate? Porkchop!

  • What do you call an average, everyday potato? A commentator.

  • How do you organize a space party? You planet.

More Humorous, Punny Jokes

Below are more clever puns to share with loved ones and make them smile.

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