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Definitions and Synonyms of paronomasia | Another word for paronomasia | What is paronomasia?

Definition 1: a humorous play on words - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where paronomasia or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I do it for the pun of it
  • his constant punning irritated her

Synonyms for paronomasia in the sense of this definition

(paronomasia is a kind of ...) verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

"he became a figure of fun" "he said it in sport"

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