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pun
American English: /pən/
British English: /pʌn/

Translation of pun in Spanish:

noun

intransitive verb present participle punning past tense, past participle punned

  • hacer juegos de palabras
    Example sentences
    • First, it isn't Hobbes's view that the relation between states is characterised as involving a ‘clubbable’ social life, unless we're punning on ‘club’.
    • In his great novel Ulysses, James Joyce, punning on the old line ‘An Englishman's home is his castle’ reflects that ‘The Irishman's house is his coffin’.
    • Any theatre which presents a drama about poker lays itself open to critics punning madly about it ‘taking a gamble’ or ‘playing for high stakes’.
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