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punster

a person who is fond of making puns, esp one who makes a tedious habit of this
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More self-consciously "literary" is a stocking stuffer for unrepentant punsters (actually, the sort of entertainment that used to be found in the bathrooms of the well-read).
from London," and George Brown, "the witty punster," performed in the winter of 1854.
However, Frost is an inveterate punster and if we think of the homonym "maypole" and its association with the fertility holiday of May Day, the significance of a "springtime passion for the earth" sheds light on both the agricultural aspect of terumah, as well as on the import of her naming.
49) At his retirement ceremony, Meyer playfully mocked himself by imagining that Chief Judge Wachtler might have phrased his remarks in "that lilting lingo of opinionese--saying something like 'We cannot say that under the totality of circumstances Bernie Meyer has not been a reasonably good judge even though, inter alia, a poor but terrifyingly insistent punster, conceding, however, as we must, that his puns were always dehors the record.
10) In order to identify the inappropriate connotations of words, the punster as a rule must be more concerned with how words are put together into phrases and clauses than with the ideational meanings created by syntax.
For more than 15 years, Namal has had a close friendship with Jayasinghe, an ebullient punster, and the more dour Mahendra Ratnaweera, a former journalist who is now a political officer at the British High Commission.
MOCK THE WEEK, BBC2, Thursday, 10pm: Patrick Kielty, Zoe Lyons and Milton Jones - the rather odd but hilarious punster - join the regulars for the topical comedy quiz.
So, please, Lord Alton, give Liverpool's most famous former Para, novitiate, teacher and punster his second house for those 250 seatless lost souls and others reading this who would benefit from some Moloney magic.
In this episode, Steve and Roopster, a hip rooster that wears sneakers and a baseball cap, find themselves trapped inside a museum and at the mercy of the Punster, a villain who's known for--what else--his bad jokes.
McCoy, an inveterate punster and master of word plays, named the team, and the two men, possessors of amazing memory for arcane trivia, were rattling off games and teams that Hummel had covered which no longer exist.
37) Clem short-circuits these associations when he mishears the king's order to have him "gelded" (92) as "gilded"--an ironic misprision for the play's inveterate punster.
Irrespective of the approach, quantitative analyses of all sorts agreeably present Shakespeare as an incorrigible punster.