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pun·ster

 (pŭn′stər)
n.
A maker of puns.

punster

(ˈpʌnstə)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who is fond of making puns, esp one who makes a tedious habit of this

pun•ster

(ˈpʌn stər)

n.
one who makes puns frequently.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.punster - someone overly fond of making puns
humorist, humourist - someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
Translations

punster

[ˈpʌnstəʳ] Npersona f aficionada a los juegos de palabras, equivoquista mf

punster

n he is a brilliant punsterer versteht es hervorragend, Wortspiele zu machen
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DON HAUPTMAN, Word Ways' punster in residence, submits the following brief memoir:
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Durnell described his younger brother "an an absolutely caring, giving, loving person - and he was probably a better punster that any of us could hope to be.
1 punster Bob McFarlane and competition diehards such as John Bruce, Stevie Newton, the Collins family and Gerry Milligan, to name but a few.
Dubbed 'the grafter with laughter' - most likely by himself - Ian is a paid-up punster who pinballs everywhere, bristling with sheer nervous energy and saying ludicrous, slappable things like, "If the customer's in doubt they give me a shout and I sort them out, that's what it's all about.
I'm more fond of the doubleness in puns, especially flagrant puns, when the punster knows and registers the silliness of what he's just said, which good punsters do.
HaCohen expresses herself with real flair, and given that English is not her native language, she is a surprisingly resourceful punster.
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.
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.
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.
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.