Definition of Punningly

1. Adverb. In a punning manner; so as to form a pun. ¹



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Definition of Punningly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punningly

punkzine
punkzines
punnable
punnai
punnais
punned
punner
punners
punnet
punnets
punnier
punniest
punnily
punniness
punning
punningly (current term)
punnings
punnology
punny
puns
punster
punsters
punt
punt gun
punt returner
punt returners
puntarella
punte
punted
puntee

Literary usage of Punningly

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1. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1897)
"3 Or—punningly—'far-famed as wives (Or 'having brilliant retinues'), ... 4 Or—punningly—' tart in speech.' 8 Or—punningly—' they are flushed with wine. ..."

2. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Ebenezer Charlton Black (1906)
"Launcelot sportively imitates the horn, referred to punningly in l.47, with which the 'post' used to herald his approach. 41-42. ..."

3. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Ebenezer Charlton Black (1906)
"Launcelot sportively imitates the horn, referred to punningly in l.47, with which the 'post' used to herald his approach. 41-42. ..."

4. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1911)
"... equivalent to " to make up one's mind," be determined; here used punningly. Cf. Romeo and Juliet, IV. v. 6; Lear, I. i. 125; etc. II. ii. 158. ..."

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