Translation of pun in Spanish:

pun

juego de palabras, n.

Pronunciation: /pʌn//pən/

noun

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    juego de palabras masculine
    albur masculine Mexico
    • Pornography seems to be a like, excuse the pun, a grind.
    • We are always grateful to those who take the minute or two to keep us, and their public, in the picture - forgive the pun.
    • By all reports, the mountain men love mountain women almost as much as winning rugby league games (a cheap pun based on no facts).
    • A healthy diet is, if you'll forgive the pun, a movable feast.
    • The flaming comet on the cover and the name pun on the fact that Chitti's birth year is sadharana in the Hindu calendar, when Haley's comet was sighted.
    • A whole whack of puns, one-liners and double entendres get crammed into the 90-minute running time, and most of them fall flatter than a postage stamp.
    • The name Cindy sounds like a near pun to cinders, which speaks again to the idea of complete destruction for the birth of some new work.
    • Forgive the pun, but this is a spellbinding book.
    • Mrs Conti doubtless had a lively night. Competitive eating has, excuse the pun, become very big over the last two decades.
    • Alexander Witt who has directed this film is a competent second unit director and delivers what is expected of him - absolutely brain-dead stuff - forgive the obnoxious pun!
    • Using the curse of the werewolf as a metaphor for puberty, it's a sharp and, forgive the pun, biting take on adolescence.
    • Nevertheless, the simple economics of house building mean that once a house has distinctive details, a sizeable garden and large rooms in a desirable location, the price, forgive the pun, will go through the roof.
    • Colonic irrigation may be the butt - excuse the pun - of many a joke, but for those who benefit from the treatment it's no laughing matter.
    • We can deduce whether a consonant was sounded from the way puns work.
    • It's a pun on the fact that Darien called the servants pigs.
    • And yet, by his own admission, he had no drive - excuse the pun - nor desire to get into selling cars.
    • Our mechanical friend ain't doing too hot - forgive the pun - either.
    • You'll forgive the pun, but, Rocco, isn't this just a bit Mickey Mouse for you?
    • Paisley should voice his support for the men of the cloth who will bear witness any disarmament and take their word as, excuse the pun, gospel.
    • Stuart Wenham how about you give us a bit of a sense of how your work in photovoltaic research has plugged into the Olympic Games, excuse the pun?

intransitive verb

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    hacer juegos de palabras
    alburear Mexico