Funny and Punning


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Funny adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Punning and funny are semantically related In some cases you can use "Punning" instead an adjective "Funny".
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
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Punning noun – A humorous play on words.
Funny and punning are semantically related in tongue-in-cheek topic. Sometimes you can use "Funny" instead an adjective "Punning".
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  • Fundamentally Funny Fruit: Bananas being a slapstick standby, it's no wonder a Vaudeville-inspired show would have a title punning on "Banana Peel", and they did show up in the show.
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