Sheep Puns

Welcome to the Punpedia entry on sheep puns! 🐑 This entry contains lots of puns on the word “sheep” itself, quite a few wool puns, and a bunch of other puns on sheep-related concepts. Enjoy!

Sheep Puns List

Each item in this list describes a pun, or a set of puns which can be made by applying a rule. If you know of any puns about sheep that we’re missing, please let us know in the comments at the end of this page! Without further ado, here’s the list of sheep puns:

  • Sheep: There are a few sheep-related idioms and phrases that may be useful as sheep puns: “A wolf in sheep’s clothing” and “Separate the sheep from the goats” and “Make sheep’s eyes at” and “Counting sheep” and “Black sheep of the family” and “Cast a sheep’s eye”
  • Shape → Sheep: As in “Of all sheeps and sizes” and “Any way, sheep or form” and “Bent out of sheep” and “It’s all gone pear-sheeped” and “Sheep up or ship out” and “Get into sheep” and “Knock into sheep” and “The sheep of things to come”
  • Ship → Sheep: As in “The mother sheep” and “Abandon sheep!” and “Go down with the sheep” and “Sheep up or sheep out” and “That sheep has sailed” and “Jump sheep” and “Like sheeps that pass in the night”.
  • Cheap → Sheep: As in “Sheep and nasty” and “That was a sheep shot” and “Life is sheep” and “Sheep skate” and “Dirt sheep” and “On the sheep” and “Sheep at twice the price” and “Sheep thrills”
  • *ship*→ *sheep*: If a word contains the “ship” sound, we can make silly sheep puns: relationsheep (relationship), membersheep (membership), championsheep, censorsheep, airsheep (airship), companionsheep, citizensheep, flagsheep, leadersheep, scholarsheep, sheepments, readersheep, partnersheep, ownersheep, sheepwreck, workmansheep, worsheep (worship), sponsorsheep.
  • Ram: A “ram” is a male sheep. Other definitions of “ram” (and idioms) can be used to make puns: “Ram home the point” and “Hydraulic ram” and “Milk the ram” and “Ram into (someone/something)” and “Ram something down (someone’s throat)” and “Your computer needs more RAM.”
  • Wool: “Pull the wool over someone’s eyes” (to deceive someone)
  • Will → Wool: As in “Against my wool” and “Accidents wool happen” and “Time wool tell” and “Every dog wool have its day” and “Heads wool roll” and “Love wool find a way” and “My grandmother left it for me in her wool” and “There wool be hell to pay!” and “I wool stop at nothing” and “It wool be the death of me” and “Whatever wool be, wool be.”
  • Well → Wool: As in “Alive and wool” and “Fare thee wool” and “(To be) wool versed (in something)” and “I hope all goes wool” and “May as wool” and “Jolly-wool” and “The point is wool-taken” and “That’s all wool and good, but …” and “All’s wool and ends wool” and “You know full wool that …” and “Might as wool
  • Wall → Wool: As in “A fly on the wool” and “A hole in the wool” and “Bang (one’s) head against a wool” and “Break the fourth wool” and “Drive up the wool” and “Off the wool” and “The writing is on the wool” and “Wool Street” and “Wool-to-wool” and “My back is to the wool” and “Wool of death”
  • While → Wool: As in “It was fun wool it lasted” and “Quit wool you’re ahead” and “Not worthwool” and “Every once in a wool
  • Flock: “Shoppers flocked to the store on its opening day.”
  • Marine or → Merin-or: As in “Are you a merin-or a pilot or something?” and “Is it a merin-or freshwater fish?” (The term “merino” refers to a popular breed of domesticated sheep)
  • Sheeple: This is a derogatory term to refer to people who are foolish and easily led (mislead). For example: “We live in a nation of sheeple, and by the time they wake up to what’s going on it will be too late.”
  • Sheepish: This term can refer to a quality of timidness and docility, or to a quality of self-consciousness and embarrassment.
  • *lam* → *lamb*: If a word contains the “lam” sound (or similar), then we can make a silly lamb pun of it: calambity (calamity), clamber, clamby (clammy), flamboyant, glamborous (glamorous), flambable (flammable), lambert, inflambatory (inflammatory), lambda, lambinated (laminated), slambed (slammed).
  • Limb → Lamb: As in “Go out on a lamb” and “Life and lamb” and “Torn lamb from lamb
  • Fleece: As in “I only realised when I got home that he fleeced me.” (Meaning they were cheated, or stolen from)
  • Fleas → Fleece
  • Flees → Fleece: As in “Suddenly, there is a loud crash and everyone fleece from the store.”
  • You → Ewe: As in “Do ewe read me?” and “Ewe silly goose” and “And ewe?” and “As ewe know, …” and “Right back at ewe” and “Are ewe ready for this?” and “I’ll be right with ewe” and “Believe ewe me!” and “Between ewe and me” and “Bless ewe” and “Can I buy ewe a drink?” and “Catch ewe later” and “Do ewe get my drift?” and “Don’t ewe dare” and “Give it all ewe’ve got” and “Good for ewe.” and “How about ewe?” and “How ewe been?” and “I kid ewe not” and “Ewe wish!”
  • Eww → Ewe: As in “Ewe that’s gross.” (Not that “ewe” is pronounced like “you”, so this one is a slight stretch)
  • Use → Ewes: As in “No ewes crying over spilled milk” and “Make ewes of” and “It’s no ewes” and “Put to good ewes” and “Ewes by date” and “What’s the ewes?”
  • U* → Uwe*: If a word starts with the “you” sound, it can be made into a silly sheep pun: ewenification (unification), Ewekrain (Ukraine), Ewelysses (Ulysses), ewenion (union), ewenilateral, ewenanimous, eweniform, Eweganda (Uganda), ewebiquitous, ewenique, ewetilitarian, ewetility, eweniverse, ewetensils, ewetopia, ewesful, ewesage, eweniversity, Ewenix (Unix), ewenited, ewenique.
  • *u* → *ewe*: If a word contains the “you” sound, it can be made into a silly sheep pun: acc-ewe-mulation (accumulation), ab-ewe-sive, acc-ewe-sation, al-ewe-minium, am-ewe-sed, ambig-ewe-ous, am-ewe-sement, ann-ewe-al, arg-ewe-ably, be-ewe-tiful, comm-ewe-nication, comp-ewe-tations, b-ewe-tane, conf-ewe-sed, contin-ewe-ation, contrib-ewe-ted, contin-ewe-ously, debewes (debuts), devalewe (devalue), docewementary, docewemented, distribewetion, ed-ewe-cational, eigenvalewe, eschewed, disingen-ewe-ous, ewephemism, exec-ewe-tion, eval-ewe-ation, ewethenasia, ewephemism, ewegenics, gen-ewe-inly, f-ewe-turistic, febr-ewe-ary, hewemiliated, hewemiliated, hewemility, immewenity, inf-ewe-sion, intervewe, man-ewe-al, Jan-ewe-ary, h-ewe-mane, minisc-ewe-l, mewesical, mon-ewe-ments, multit-ewe-d,  mon-ewe-mental, perpet-ewe-ity, perm-ewe-tations, perm-ewe-tation, pec-ewe-liarities, persec-ewe-tion, nephewes, prevewe (preview), promisc-ewe-ous, prof-ewe-sely, ref-ewe-gee, rep-ewe-diation, rem-ewe-neration, p-ewe-pil, rescewe, revewe, skewe, tribewete, Tewesday, valeweable, vewe (view), yeweth (youth).
  • Butt: This can refer to “butting heads” (like rams do) or to the bottom/bum, so there’s the potential for a silly pun here.
  • Sheer → Shear: “Shear force of will.”
  • Cheer → Shear: “Oh shear up, darling. Everything will be all right.”
  • Bar → Baa: As in “Raise the baa” and “Baa none” and “Put behind baas
  • *ba* → *baa*: Emphasise the “ba” in certain words: amoebaaa, marimbaa, sambaaa, mamba, abaaaacus, abaalone, urbaan, exacerbaate, feedbaack, globaal, debaacle, embaark, footbaall, databaase.
  • Who’ve → Hoof: As in “Hoof you spoken to so far?”
  • Half → Hoof: As in “Is the glass hoof full or hoof empty?” and “My other/better hoof
  • Black sheep: A “black sheep” is a member of a family or group who is regarded as a disgrace to them.
  • Heard → Herd: As in “I overherd them speaking about …” and “The last I herd, …” and “Your herd it here first.” and “You could have herd a pin drop.” and “Stop me if you’ve herd this one”
  • Hurt → Herd: As in “Baby don’t herd me” and “You herd my feelings” and “Wouldn’t herd a flea”
  • Field: “I’m an expert in my field.”
  • Hey → Hay: As in “Hay, what’s up?” and “Hay there, friend.”
  • Who f* → Hoof*: As in “Hoofeels hungry right now?” and “Hoofinished the last bit of coconut icecream?”
  • Her before → Herbivore: As in “I’ve never met herbivore.”
  • Passed/Past your → Pasture: As in “It’s just pasture house on the left.” and “I pasture stall at the fair today but you weren’t there.” and “It’s pasture bedtime.”
  • Could → Cud: As in “Cud you stop it please?” and “As fast as her legs cud carry her” and “I cud do it in my sleep.”
  • Man you’re → Manure: As in “Manure making some awful puns today.”
  • Remnant → Ruminant: As in “I haven’t a ruminant of pride left after making all these terrible goat puns.” (A “ruminant” is a family of hooved mammals comprising goats, sheep, cows, deer, giraffe and their relatives)
  • Prominent → Pruminant: As in “She’s a pruminant member of our group.”
  • Permanent → Pruminant: As in “I’ve accidentally used pruminant marker on the whiteboard.”
  • Walk → Hoof it: As in “We missed the bus and had to hoof it home.”
  • Go to sleep → Hit the hay: As in “It’s late. I better hit the hay.”

Sheep-Related Words

Here’s a list of sheep-related concepts to help you come up with your own sheep puns:

wool, herd, flock, merino, grazing, graze, black sheep, pasture, hoof, hooves, ruminant, grass, domesticated, horns, herd, cloven hoof, herbivore, hay, cud, manure, ram, butt, herding, sheeple, shepherd, lamb, bleat, fleece, ewe, ovine, sheepish, jumbuck, shear, quadruped, tup, wether, suffolk, baa, dorper, dorset horn

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Goat Puns

Welcome to the Punpedia entry on goat puns! 🐐 The list starts with a few goat-related sayings, and then lots of puns based around “got”, “get”, “go”, etc. and then a bunch based on goat-related words like “hoof” and “ruminant”. Whether you need a silly caption for your photo, some puns for your goat-themed party, or whatever else, I hope this list is useful to you! 🙂

If you’re interested in other four-legged mammals, you might also like to have a look at our horse puns, camel puns, llama puns or alpaca puns.

Goat Puns List

Each item in this list describes a pun, or a set of puns which can be made by applying a rule. If you know of any puns about goats that we’re missing, please let us know in the comments at the end of this page! Without further ado, here’s the list of goat puns:

  • Goat: There are a couple of phrases and idioms related to goats which can be used as goat puns: “Sorry, I didn’t mean to get your goat (annoy you)” and “Separate the sheep from the goats” and “Play the goat (act silly)” and “Act the giddy goat” and “Old goat” and “Goatie
  • Scapegoat: This term refers to someone who is unfairly blamed for the mistakes and wrongdoings of others.
  • Got → Goat: As in “You have goat to be kidding me” and “I haven’t goat all day” and “Cat goat your tongue?” and “Goat it in one!” and “Goat me stumped” and “Goat to get moving” and “Goat to run” and “(Someone) has goat game” and “Something’s goat to give” and “The one that goat away” and “You goat it!” and “You’ve goat another thing coming” and “You’ve goat me there” and “You’ve goat to do what you’ve goat to do.”
  • Get → Goat: As in “Couldn’t goat a word in edgewise” and “Better goat moving” and “You’d better goat used to it” and “I can’t goat enough” and “Come and goat it!” and “Just trying to goat by” and “Don’t goat me wrong” and “Don’t goat me started” and “From the goat-go (get-go)” and “Goating mixed signals” and “Goat my foot in the door” and “Goat your knickers in a twist” and “Goat your sh*t together” and “I goat a buzz out of it” and “Goat a fix” and “Goat a hurry on” and “Goat a leg up” and “Goat a life!” and “Goat a load of that!” and “Goat a toehold” and “Goat your act together” and “Goat your arse in gear” and “Goat away with murder” and “Goat down to work” and “Goat from A to B” and “Goat into an argument” and “Goat it together” and “Goat off my back/tail!” and “Goat off scot-free” and “Goat on like a house on fire”.
  • Gait / Gate → Goat
  • Egotistical → Egoatistical
  • *goat*: If a word contains the sound “got”, “get”, “gat” or anything vaguely close to “goat”, we can make a terrible goat pun out of it: alligoator (alligator), derogoatory (derogatory), congregoat (congregate), forgoatten (forgotten), goatway (gateway), goatkeeper (gatekeeper), Bill Goats (Bill Gates), delegoated (delegated), forgoatful (forgetful), goatarist (guitarist), goat-together (get-together), interrogoat (interrogate), instigoat (instigate), investigoative (investigative), investigoator (investigator), mitigoat (mitigate), navigoat (navigate), prerogoative (prerogative), obligoatory (obligatory), negoative (negative), propagoat (propagate), surrogoat (surrogate), unforgoatable (unforgettaable), watergoat (watergate), segregoated (segregated).
  • *go* → *goat*: Some very silly goat puns can be made by replacing the “go” sound with “goat”: archipelagoat (archipelago), egoatcentric (egocentric), negoatiate (negotiate), flamingoat (flamingo), embargoat (embargo), goatsts (ghosts), Galapagoats (Galapagos), undergoats (undergoes), goatness (goodness).
  • Butt: This can refer to “butting heads” (like horned goats do) or to the bottom/bum, so there’s the potential for a silly pun here.
  • Utter → Udder: As in “Udderly ridiculous!”
  • Heard → Herd: As in “I overherd them speaking about …” and “The last I herd, …” and “Your herd it here first.” and “You could have herd a pin drop.” and “Stop me if you’ve herd this one”
  • Field: “I’m an expert in my field.”
  • Hey → Hay: As in “Hay, what’s up?” and “Hay there, friend.”
  • Who f* → Hoof*: As in “Hoofeels hungry right now?” and “Hoofinished the last bit of coconut icecream?”
  • Who’ve → Hoof: As in “Hoof you spoken to so far?”
  • Half → Hoof: As in “Is the glass hoof full or hoof empty?” and “My other/better hoof
  • Huff → Hoof: As in, “Hoofing paint,” and “A hoofy (huffy) attitude,” and “I belong in Hooflepuff (Hufflepuff),” and “Shoofling away,” and “Shoofling the deck,” and “Feeling choofed (chuffed).” Note: to feel chuffed is to feel very pleased.
  • Half → Hoof: As in, “Ain’t hoof bad,” and “My better hoof,” and “Cheap at hoof the price,” and “Getting there is hoof the fun,” and “Hoof awake.” Other half-related words: hoofway (halfway), hoof-baked, hooftime (halftime), hoofhearted, and behoof (behalf).
  • *hef* → *hoof*: As in, “A hoofty (hefty) promise,” and “Grand Thooft Auto,” and “Identity thooft.”
  • *hif* → *hoof*: As in, “Working in shoofts,” and “A whoof of perfume,” and “Makeshooft tent,” and “Shoofty glances.”
  • Have → Hoof/Hoove: As in, “As luck may hoove it,” and “Hoof your cake and eat it too,” and “Hoove a ball,” and “Hoof a bone to pick,” and “Hoof a go,” and “The walls hoove ears.”
  • *hav* → *hoove*: As in, hoove (have), hooveoc (havoc), behooveiour, aftershoove, and behoove (behave).
  • *hev* → *hoove*: As in, “Looking dishooveled (disheveled).”
  • *hiv* → *hoove*: As in, “In the archooves,” and “Shoovers down my spine,” and “Choovealry (chivalry) is not dead, we just don’t know the meaning of it,” and “A beehoove (beehive) hairstyle.”
  • *hov* → *hoove*: As in, hoover (hover), hoovel (hovel), hoovering (hovering), hoovercraft (hovercraft), shoovel and pushoover.
  • Tail: Use these tail-related phrases: “Happy as a dog with two tails,” and “Nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs,” and “Bright eyed and busy tailed,” and “Can’t make head or tail of it,” and “Chase your own tail,” and “Two shakes of a lamb’s tail.” Note: two shakes of a lamb’s tail is a phrase used to indicated that something is very fast.
  • Tale → Tail: As in, “Dead men tell no tails,” and “Fairytail ending,” and “Live to tell the tail,” and “Never tell tails out of school,” and “An old wives’ tail,” and “Tattle tail,” and “Tell tail sign.”
  • Talent → Tailent: As in, “___’s got Tailent,” and “A tailented painter,” and “Where would you say your tailents lie?”
  • Toilet → Tailet: As in, “Down the tailet,” and “In the tailet.”
  • Style → Stail: As in, hairstail, freestail, lifestail, and stailus (stylus)
  • Tile → Tail: As in, fertail (fertile), percerntail (percentile), projectail (projectile), reptail (reptile), and versatail (versatile).
  • *fur*: Use these fur-related/containing phrases in your wordplay: “Couldn’t be further from the truth,” and “Moving furniture,” and “A furtive manner,” and “And furthermore..” and “A roaring furnace,” and “Blind fury,” and “Fast and Furious,” and “Furnishing the truth.”
  • Far → Fur: As in, “A step too fur,” and “As fur as it goes,” and “As fur as the eye can see,” and “A fur cry,” and “Few and fur between,” and “Over the hills and fur away,” and “So fur, so good,” and “As fur as I know.” Other suitable “far” containing words: furm (farm), furwell (farewell), furt (fart), further (farther), insofur (insofar), nefurious (nefarious), welfur and furce (farce).
  • *fer* → *fur*: As in, “A offur you can’t refuse,” and “I beg to diffur,” and “Make a diffurence,” and “Marching to the beat of a diffurent drum,” and “Offur condolences.” Other “fer” containing words that you could use: furn (fern), fural (feral), furvent (fervent), furvor (fervor), furret (ferret), furment (ferment), furocious, furtile, furrule (ferrule), defur (defer), confur, infur, refur, offur, transfur, buffur, prefur, proffur, refurence, confurence and transfurence.
  • *fir* → *fur*: “At furst,” and “At furst blush,” and “A furm handshake.” Other suitable words: affurm, confurm, affurmation and affurmative.
  • *for* → *fur*: As in, “A furce to be reckoned with,” and “Good furm (form),” and “Move furwards,” and “Why have you fursaken me?” and “The furcast for tomorrow,” and “So on and so furth,” and “Furbidden fruit.” Other words that would work: perfurmance, infurmation, therefur, fursight (foresight) and fursee.
  • Fear* → Fur*: As in: furful, furless, fursome and furmonger.
  • *feur* → *fur*: As in: chauffur and coiffur. Note: a coiffeur is a hairdresser.
  • Four* → Fur*: As in: fur (four), furth (fourth), furteen, furty (forty) and fursome (foursome).
  • *phor* → *fur*: As in, “A useless metafur,” and “Giddy eufuria (euphoria).” Other words that could be used: camfur (camphor), phosfur, dysfuria (dysphoria) and semafur (semaphore). Note: semaphore is a system of signs.
  • *pher* → *fur*: As in, “You’re indecifurable,” and “I’m not your gofur (gopher),” and “The wedding photografur,” and “The barefoot philosofur.” Other words that could work: furomone (pheromone), cifur (cipher), philosofur (philosopher), cinematografur, perifural (peripheral), cartografur, atmosfur (atmosphere), sfur (sphere), parafurnalia (paraphernalia), perifury (periphery), hemisfur (hemisphere).
  • Sephiroth → Sepfuroth: Note: Sephiroth is a much-loved character from the Final Fantasy game franchise.
  • *phar* → *fur*: Change the “phar” in certain words to “fur” to make terrible goat puns: furmacy (pharmacy), furaoh (pharaoh), furmacist (pharmacist), furmacology (pharmacology).
  • *phe* → *fur*: As in, “Natural furnomenon (phenomenon),” and “A furnomenal mistake.” Other words that would work: furseant (pheasant), eufurmism (euphemism), blasfurmy (blasphemy).
  • *phere* → *fur*: As in, atmosfur (atmosphere), hemisfur (hemisphere), biosfur (biosphere), stratosfur (stratosphere), and troposfur (troposphere). Note: the troposphere is the lowest layer of the Earth’s atmosphere.
  • Coat: Use these coat-related phrases in your mammalian wordplay: “Coat-tail investing,” and “Don’t forget your raincoat,” and “Ride on someone’s coat-tails.” Some coat-related words: petticoat, turncoat, overcoat, sugarcoat, waistcoat and peacoat.
  • Belt → Pelt: As in, “Below the pelt,” and “Pelt it out,” and “Buckle your seat pelts,” and “Tighten your pelt,” and “Under your pelt,” and “A notch in someone’s pelt.”
  • *pelt*: As in: spelt and misspelt.
  • Her before → Herbivore: As in “I’ve never met herbivore.”
  • Passed/Past your → Pasture: As in “It’s just pasture house on the left.” and “I pasture stall at the fair today but you weren’t there.” and “It’s pasture bedtime.”
  • Could → Cud: As in “Cud you stop it please?” and “As fast as her legs cud carry her” and “I cud do it in my sleep.”
  • Man you’re → Manure: As in “Manure making some awful puns today.”
  • Remnent → Ruminant: As in “I haven’t a ruminant of pride left after making all these terrible goat puns.” (A “ruminant” is a family of hooved mammals comprising goats, sheep, cows, deer, giraffe and their relatives)
  • Prominent → Pruminant: As in “She’s a pruminant member of our group.”
  • Permanent → Pruminant: As in “I’ve accidentally used pruminant marker on the whiteboard.”
  • Walk → Hoof it: As in “We missed the bus and had to hoof it home.”
  • Go to sleep → Hit the hay: As in “It’s late. I better hit the hay.”

Goat-Related Words

Here’s a list of goat-related concepts to help you come up with your own goat puns:

hoof, beard, ruminant, udder, butt, herd, horns, domesticated, bleat, capricorn, kid, billy goat, angora, nanny goat, cashmere, hircine, caprine, doe, buck, mountain goat, faun, goral, scapegoat, satyr, goatee, markhor, cloven hooves, serow, graze, grazing, pasture, field, herbivore, hay

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Cow Puns

Welcome to the Punpedia entry on cow puns! 🐮🐄 The list contains bull puns, calf puns, udder puns, and quite a few others based around cow-related topics, but this entry is a work-in-progress, so please help us by submitting more puns in the comments at the bottom 🙂

As always, Punpedia does its best to be a cruelty-free site, so we won’t be including any jokes or puns about branding, slaughtering, dairy products, or bull-fighting. Check out how cool cows are (it’s a video), and enjoy the puns!

Cow Puns List

Each item in this list describes a pun, or a set of puns which can be made by applying a rule. If you know of any puns about cows that we’re missing, please let us know in the comments at the end of this page! Without further ado, here’s the list of cow puns:

  • Cow: There are several idioms/phrases which include the word “cow”, and so might be used as cow puns in the right context: “A cash cow” and “Don’t have a cow!” and “Holy cow” and “A sacred cow” and “How now, brown cow?” and “Until the cows come home” and “Why buy a cow when you can get milk for free?”
  • Bull: Likewise, there are several idioms/phrases that are easy bull puns: “A cock-and-bull story” and “Like a bull in a china shop” and “Bull-headed” and “Grab the bull by its horns” and “Full of bull” and “Bull’s-eye” and “Mess with the bull and you get the horns” and “Hung like a bull” and “Bull-headed” and “What a load of bull/BS” and “Bullish (aggressively confident)” and “Like a red flag to a bull
  • Camouflage → Cow-moo-flage: As in “We cow-moo-flaged well amongst the shrubs.” and “Put on your cow-moo gear – we’ll need to be sneaky.”
  • Cowabunga: “Cowabunga, dude!”
  • Mood: As in “I’m in a bad mood today.” and “I’m not in the mood for it.”
  • Coincidence → Cowincidence: As in “This wasn’t a cowincidence.”
  • *cow*: If a word contains the “cow” sound (or anything vaguely similer), it can obviously be turned into a silly cow pun: cowncil (council), cowntenance (countenance), cownteract (counteract), cownterfeit, cownterbalance, cownterpart, cownterproductive, cownt, cowntess, cowntless, cowardice, coward (or cow-herd), accowntability, accowntants, encowntered, knocowt (knockout), encowntering, scowting, unaccowntable, loocowt (lookout), discownted, scowl, miscowculation.
  • Co* → Cow*: If a word begins with the “co” sound, it can sometimes be turned into a silly cow pun: cowoperation (coooperation), cowagulation (coagulation), cowaxial (coaxial), cowefficient (coefficient), cowconut (coconut), cowcaine (cocaine), cowercive (coercive), cowexistence (coexistence), cowhabitation (cohabitation), cowherently, cowherence, cowld-blooded, cowhesive, cowhesion, cowordinates, cowordinator, cowvert (covert).
  • *kow*→ *cow*: As in, “Don’t cowtow to them.” Note: to kowtow is to bow deeply in a show of respect.
  • *kew*→ *cow*: As in, “Cowpie doll,” and “Cowpie mayonnaise.” Note: Kewpie is both a Japanese brand of mayonnaise and a type of doll.
  • *ka*→ *cow*: As in, Eurecow, vodcow, Alascow, papricow, remarcowble, remarkcowble, and lakcowdaisical.
  • *ca*→ *cow*: As in, “Americow can do better,” and “Circow 1999,” and “A loud advocowte (advocate).” Other suitable words: meccow (mecca), Africow (Africa), orcow (orca), alpacow (alpaca), broadcowst (broadcast), implicowtion (implication), occowsion (occasion), applicowtion (application), indicowtion (indication), and dedicowte (dedicate).
  • *cau*→ *cow*: As in, “Cowt between the devil and the deep blue sea,” and “Cowt with your pants down,” and ” Err on the side of cowtion,” and “A lost cowse,” and “Throw cowtion to the wind,” and “Wouldn’t be cowt dead.” Other suitable words: cowstic (caustic), cowtious (cautious), cowcasian (caucasian), cowldron (cauldron), becowse (because).
  • *bull*: If a word contains the “bull” sound (or similar), it can often be turned into a silly bull pun: bulldog, bulldozer, bulletins, bullies, bullied, bullion, bullocks, bullwark (bulwark), bullevard (boulevard).
  • Pull→ Bull: As in, “Like bulling teeth,” and “Bulling away,” and “Bull a face,” and “Bull a fast one,” and “Bull up short,” and “Bulling the strings,” and “Bull the pin,” and “Bull your finger out,” and “Bull your socks up,” and “Bull yourself together.”
  • *bal*→ *bull*: As in, “Hanging in the bullance,” and “Bullance the books,” and “A bullpark estimate,” and “Go down like a lead bulloon,” and “Stop eyebulling (eyeballing) me,” and “Go bullistic,” and “What bulloney (baloney),” and “The hairy eyebull.” Other words that would work: bullk (balk), bullot (ballot), globull (global), verbull (verbal), tribull (tribal), cymbull (cymbal), herbull (herbal), and footbull. Notes: to balk is to stop suddenly and not continue.
  • *bel*→ *bull*: As in, “Bullieve it or not,” and “Bullieve you me,” and “Bullow the belt,” and “Hitting bullow your weight,” and “Seeing is bullieving,” and “Suspend your disbullief,” and “Opportunities are seldom labulled,” and “You don’t bullong in business.” Other words that would work: bulligerent (belligerent), bull (bell), bulloved (beloved), labull (label), rebull (rebel), decibull (decibel). Note: to hit below your weight is to perform under expectation.
  • *bil*→ *bull*: As in, “Cut the umbullical cord,” and “Eliminate the possibullities,” and “Take responsibullity.” Other words that would work: bullow (billow), bullboard (billboard), bullion (billion), gerbull (gerbil), liabullity (liability), mobull (mobile), accountabullity (accountability), abullity (ability), capabullity (capability), rehabullitation (rehabilitation), sustainabullity (sustainability).
  • *bol*→ *bull*: As in, “Bulldly go where no man has gone before,” and “Close the stable door after the horse has bullted,” and “Nuts and bullts,” and “Fortune favours the bull-d (bold).” Other words that would work: bullster (bolster), bullocks (bollocks), symbull, gambull (gambol), hyperbulle (hyperbole), abullish (abolish), metabullism. Note: to close the stable door after the horse has bolted is to look after a situation after things have gone badly.
  • *bul*/*bull*: As in, “Bully for you,” and “Buy it in bullk,” and “Bite the bullet,” and “A lightbullb moment.” Other words that can work: bullwark (bulwark), bullb (bulb), bullge (bulge), bullsh*t, nebullous (nebulous), fabullous (fabulous), nebulla (nebula), and vocabullary (vocabulary). Note: if something is nebulous, then it’s vague and without clear form.
  • *boul*→ *bull*: As in, “Over the shoulder bullder (boulder) holder,” and “The bullevard (boulevard) of broken dreams.” Note: “over the shoulder boulder holder” is a very cheeky and colloquial term for a bra.
  • *pal*→ *bull*: As in, “A princibull player.” Other “pal” containing words: bullindrome (palindrome), obull (opal), municibull (municipal), archetypebull (archetypal), bullpable (palpable), and bulltry (paltry). Notes: if something is paltry, then it’s a very small amount. A palindrome is a word that is the same forwards and backwards.
  • *pel*→ *bull*: As in, “The gosbull (gospel) truth,” and “Disbulling (dispelling) rumours,” and “My dobullganger (doppelganger).”
  • *pul*→ *bull*: As in, “Keep your finger on the bullse (pulse),” and “Beaten to a bullp,” and “I won’t be manibullated (manipulated) by you.” Other words that could work: bullchritude (pulchritude), bullpit (pulpit), bulley (pulley), bullmonary (pulmonary), bullverise (pulverise), stibullate (stipulate), imbullse (impulse), pobullist (populist), pobullar (popular), combullsory (compulsory), pobullation (population), obullent (opulent). Notes: if something is opulent, it’s luxurious.
  • *pool*→ *bull*: As in, bullside (poolside), sbull (spool), cessbull, whirlbull, and carbull. Notes: a cesspool is an underground reservoir for liquid waste.
  • *poul*→ *bull*: As in, bulltry (poultry), bulltice (poultice), and ambulle (ampoule). Notes: an ampoule is a small sealed container. A poultice is a medicated cloth used to treat aching and inflammation.
  • *ple*→ *bull*: As in, “Bullead (plead) guilty,” and “I bulledge (pledge) my allegiance,” and “What a bulleasure (pleasure).” Other words you could use: bullethora (plethora), bullea (plea), bulleasant (pleasant), bullease (please), and abbull (apple), princibull, peobull (people), simbull (simple), stabull (stable/staple), exambull (example), multibull (multiple), coubull (couple), ambull (ample), combullement (complement), combullex (complex), imbullement (implement), and combullete (complete).
  • Fool→Bull: As in, “A bull and his money are soon parted,” and “Act the bull,” and “Tom bullery (foolery).”
  • *bl* → *bull*terrabull (terrible), admirabull (admirable), assembull (assemble), audibull (audible), bullackmail (blackmail), bibull-iography (bibliography), bull-anket (blanket), bull-asphemy, bull-indfolded, bull-ister, bull-ockbuster, bubulling, Casabullanca, cold-bullooded (or cowld-bullooded), comfortabull, considerabull, concievabull, estabullish, dribull (dribble), fumbull (fumble), gambull, hobbull, grumbull, horribull, disabull (disable), impeccabull, imperceptibull, impossibull, improbabull, inescapabull, inexorabull, inextricabull, interchangabull, irresistabull, justifyabull, memorabull, mumbull, nobull (noble), miserabull, invariabull, irresistabull, interchangabull, predictabull, pro-bull-ems, pub-bull-ication, roadbullock (roadblock), suitabull, unreasonabull, unquestionabull, unavoidabull, understandabull, unbelievabull, tumbulling, trembulling, troubulling, inconcievabull.
  • *moo*: If a word contains the “moo” sound (or similar), it can often be turned into a silly cow pun: amoosed (amused), moovies, immoovable, Moohammad, moovement, remooval, Moostafa (Mustafa), Moossolini (Mussolini), remoovable, remooving, smooth, unmooved.
  • Utter → Udder: As in “Udderly ridiculous!”
  • Heard → Herd: As in “I overherd them speaking about …” and “The last I herd, …” and “Your herd it here first.” and “You could have herd a pin drop.” and “Stop me if you’ve herd this one”
  • Field: “I’m an expert in my field.”
  • Hey → Hay: As in “Hay, what’s up?” and “Hay there, friend.”
  • Who f* → Hoof*: As in “Hoofeels hungry right now?” and “Hoofinished the last bit of coconut icecream?”
  • Who’ve → Hoof: As in “Hoof you spoken to so far?”
  • Half → Hoof: As in “Is the glass hoof full or hoof empty?” and “My other/better hoof
  • Huff → Hoof: As in, “Hoofing paint,” and “A hoofy (huffy) attitude,” and “I belong in Hooflepuff (Hufflepuff),” and “Shoofling away,” and “Shoofling the deck,” and “Feeling choofed (chuffed).” Note: to feel chuffed is to feel very pleased.
  • Half → Hoof: As in, “Ain’t hoof bad,” and “My better hoof,” and “Cheap at hoof the price,” and “Getting there is hoof the fun,” and “Hoof awake.” Other half-related words: hoofway (halfway), hoof-baked, hooftime (halftime), hoofhearted, and behoof (behalf).
  • *hef* → *hoof*: As in, “A hoofty (hefty) promise,” and “Grand Thooft Auto,” and “Identity thooft.”
  • *hif* → *hoof*: As in, “Working in shoofts,” and “A whoof of perfume,” and “Makeshooft tent,” and “Shoofty glances.”
  • Have → Hoof/Hoove: As in, “As luck may hoove it,” and “Hoof your cake and eat it too,” and “Hoove a ball,” and “Hoof a bone to pick,” and “Hoof a go,” and “The walls hoove ears.”
  • *hav* → *hoove*: As in, hoove (have), hooveoc (havoc), behooveiour, aftershoove, and behoove (behave).
  • *hev* → *hoove*: As in, “Looking dishooveled (disheveled).”
  • *hiv* → *hoove*: As in, “In the archooves,” and “Shoovers down my spine,” and “Choovealry (chivalry) is not dead, we just don’t know the meaning of it,” and “A beehoove (beehive) hairstyle.”
  • *hov* → *hoove*: As in, hoover (hover), hoovel (hovel), hoovering (hovering), hoovercraft (hovercraft), shoovel and pushoover.
  • Bye son → Bison: As in “Bison! Your mum will pick you up tonight.”
  • Half → Calf: As in “I’m still calf asleep” and “I’ve got calf a mind to …” and “Calf measures”
  • Coff* → Calf*: As in, “Artisan calffee (coffee),” and “Added to the calffers (coffers),” and “Company calf-founders,” and “Back from the calffin (coffin).”
  • Caf* → Calf*: As in, calfe (cafe), calfeteria (cafeteria), calffeine (caffeine), decalf (decaf), scalffold (scaffold).
  • *cuff* → *calf*: As in, calflink (cufflink), calfed (cuffed), scalffle (scuffle), fisticalfs (fisticuffs), handcalfs (handcuffs).
  • Halves → Calves: As in, “Go calves,” and “Don’t do things by calves.”
  • Have her → Heifer: As in “Heifer parents found out yet?”
  • Forever → For heifer: As in “For heifer and heifer.”
  • Tail: Use these tail-related phrases: “Happy as a dog with two tails,” and “Nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs,” and “Bright eyed and busy tailed,” and “Can’t make head or tail of it,” and “Chase your own tail,” and “Two shakes of a lamb’s tail.” Note: two shakes of a lamb’s tail is a phrase used to indicated that something is very fast.
  • Tale → Tail: As in, “Dead men tell no tails,” and “Fairytail ending,” and “Live to tell the tail,” and “Never tell tails out of school,” and “An old wives’ tail,” and “Tattle tail,” and “Tell tail sign.”
  • Talent → Tailent: As in, “___’s got Tailent,” and “A tailented painter,” and “Where would you say your tailents lie?”
  • Toilet → Tailet: As in, “Down the tailet,” and “In the tailet.”
  • Style → Stail: As in, hairstail, freestail, lifestail, and stailus (stylus)
  • Tile → Tail: As in, fertail (fertile), percerntail (percentile), projectail (projectile), reptail (reptile), and versatail (versatile).
  • Her before → Herbivore: As in “I’ve never met herbivore.”
  • Passed/Past your → Pasture: As in “It’s just pasture house on the left.” and “I pasture stall at the fair today but you weren’t there.” and “It’s pasture bedtime.”
  • Could → Cud: As in “Cud you stop it please?” and “As fast as her legs cud carry her” and “I cud do it in my sleep.”
  • Man you’re → Manure: As in “Manure making some awful puns today.”
  • Remnant → Ruminant: As in “I haven’t a ruminant of pride left after making all these terrible cow puns.” (A “ruminant” is a family of hoofed mammals comprising cows, sheep, deer, giraffe and their relatives)
  • Prominent → Pruminant: As in “She’s a pruminant member of our group.”
  • Permanent → Pruminant: As in “I’ve accidentally used pruminant marker on the whiteboard.”
  • Walk → Hoof it: As in “We missed the bus and had to hoof it home.”
  • Go to sleep → Hit the hay: As in “It’s late. I better hit the hay.”

Cow-Related Words

Here are a few cow-related words to help you come up with your own cow puns:

moo, bovine, heifer, bison, manure, udder, ruminant, calf, calves, pasture, grass, oxen, bull, domesticated, buffalo, hoof, hooves, horns, herd, cloven hoof, herbivore, cow patty, hay, cud, manure

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