Camel Puns

Welcome to the Punpedia entry on camels! 🐫🏜🐪 There’s decent variety of puns involving or to do with camels, considering that there are only two types of camel to derive puns from.

You might also like to go through our entries on horse puns, cow puns, sheep puns, alpaca puns and llama puns.

Have fun going through the puns in this entry and let us know if there are any that we’ve missed out!

Camel 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 camels that we’re missing, please let us know in the comments at the end of this page! Without further ado, here’s our list of camel puns:

  • Camel: To start, here are a couple of sayings involving camels which may serve as punny camel witticisms in the right context: “Trust in Allah, but tie up your camel,” and “A camel through the eye of a needle.”
  • Camembert → Camelbert: Camembert is a type of soft cheese from France, which now has some great non-dairy soy options. You can use this similar sounding word to make a cheesy camel pun: “My favourite cheese is soy camelbert.”
  • Camcorder → Camel-corder: As in, “Wait! Let me get my camel-corder.”
  • Camera → Camelra: As in, “Wait! This will look fantastic on my new camelra,” and “Camelra shy,” and “Lights, camelra, action!” and “Smile! You’re on candid camelra,” and “The camelra doesn’t lie,” and “The camelra loves you.” Also works for camelraman (cameraman) and camelramen (cameramen)
  • Scammed → S-camel’d: As in, “Gosh darn it! Those hooligans s-camel‘d me!”
  • Campaigner → Camelpaigner: As in, “The camelpaigners for this movement are really dedicated.” Also works for “campaign” (as in, “This is a really suave camelpaign.”)
  • Campus→ Camelpus: As in, “This is such a studious camelpus. I’m gonna love it here.”
  • Camelot → Camelot: As in, “The court at Camelot.”
  • Camouflage → Camelflage: As in, “Where’s your camelflage?” Also works with camelflaged (camouflaged) and camelflaging (camouflaging)
  • Cameron → Camel-ron: As in, “Camel-ron Diaz was so great in Charlie’s Angels.”
  • Cameron will → Cam will → Cam’ll → Camel: As in “Camel take care of that for you.”
  • Cameroon → Camel-roon: As in, “The Republic of Camel-roon.” (Which is a country in West Africa)
  • Amelie → Camelie: As in, “I loved the movie Camelie. So romantic and whimsical.”
  • Bechamel → Be-camel: A creamy white sauce, used in pasta and traditionally made from a butter base – but today coming in great vegan varieties. Use this to make some sneaky camel puns: “I can’t believe this be-camel is non-dairy!”
  • Camry → Camelry: As in, “They drive a Camelry.”
  • Cavalry → Camelry: As in, “Prepare the camelry!!”
  • Cambodia → Camel-bodia: As in, “I’m going to Camel-bodia this Thursday.”
  • Camagüey → Camel-güey: A city in Central Cuba whose name lends itself well to a clever camel joke: “Welcome to Camel-güey! I hope you brought a hat.”
  • Hump: Here are a couple of phrases which use the word “hump” and can be used as a pun in the right situation: “Hump day,” and “My humps.”
  • Chump → C-hump: As in, “C-hump-change.”
  • Humpty Dumpty → Hump-ty Dumpty: As in, “the character Hump-ty Dumpty” or “that’s a blatant Hump-ty Dumptyism!”
  • Calf: Calf can mean either a young camel or the lower part of a leg. You can use these double meanings to replace these words in inappropriate (or very appropriate, as the case may be) ways to make your own camel puns. Also works for the plural, “calves”, which is the same spelling for both. 
  • Cafe → Calf-e: As in, “Let’s go to that calf-e!” or, “Calf-e au soy lait.”
  • Caffeinated → Calfinated: As in, “Is this coffee decalfinated?”
  • Cuffs → Calf: As in, “Those hoodlums are engaged in fisticalfs!! (fisticuffs)” and “Get these handcalfs (handcuffs) off me!” and “These calf-links (cuff-links) are exquisite.”
  • Half → Calf: As in “I’m still calf asleep” and “I’ve got calf a mind to …” and “Calf measures,” and “Ain’t calf bad,” and “Better calf,” and “Cheap at calf the price,” and “Getting there is calf the fun,” and “Calf a chance,” and “Calf alive,” and “Calf assed,” and “Calf a mind to,” and “Calfway to paradise.”
  • Scarf → S-calf: As in, “That is an unbelievably soft s-calf (scarf)” or “Wow, he is really s-calfing (scarfing) that burrito.”
  • Desert: Here are a few phrases that use the word “desert/s” in them, which you can use to sneak in a few opportune  dromedary puns: “Just deserts” (instead of “just desserts”) and “Ships of the desert.”
  • Palindrome → Palin-dromedary: Dromedary is another word for the Arabian Camel. Use it in some great camel puns, like this one: “It would really work for this pun if ‘camel’ was a palin-dromedary, but it just isn’t.”
  • Hooey → Hoof-ey: As in, “Smells a little hoof-ey in here,” or “This is complete and utter hoof-ey.” (Hooey meaning nonsense).
  • Who f* → Hoof*: As in “Hoofeels hungry right now?” and “Hoofinished the last bit of coconut icecream?” or “Hoofarted?”
  • 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.”
  • Run → Hoof it: As in “They’re onto us! Hoof it!”
  • Heard → Herd: As in “I overherd them speaking about …” and “The last I herd, …” and “You herd it here first,” and “You could have herd a pin drop,” and “Make yourself herd” and “Stop me if you’ve herd this one.”
  • Camera → Cama-ra: A cama is a hybrid between a male dromedary camel and a female llama. You might create a really corny pun with this: “This cama-ra was $2 off eBay.”
  • Camoflage → Camaflage:  (Note: A cama is a hybrid between a male dromedary camel and a female llama.) “Their camaflage was brilliant. You wouldn’t have been able to tell the difference between them and a couple of real camels.”
  • Remnent → Ruminant: As in “I haven’t a ruminant of pride left after making all these terrible camel puns.” (Note: A “ruminant” is a family of hooved mammals comprising cows, camels, sheep, deer, giraffe and their relatives)
  • Prominent → Pruminant: As in “She’s a pruminant member of our group.”
  • (Note: A “ruminant” is a family of hooved mammals comprising cows, camels, sheep, deer, giraffe and their relatives)
  • Permanent → Pruminant: As in “I’ve accidentally used pruminant marker on the whiteboard.”
  • (Note: A “ruminant” is a family of hooved mammals comprising cows, camels, sheep, deer, giraffe and their relatives)
  • Her before → Herbivore: As in “I’ve never met herbivore.”
  • Man you’re → Manure: As in “Manure making some awful puns today.”
  • 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.” Also works for “couldn’t” – as in, “I cudn’t see what the big deal was.”
  • Cud: In the right context, you could make an alpaca pun using the phrase “chewing the cud,” which means to chat aimlessly.
  • Cuddle → Cud-dle: Simply put the word “cud” into “cuddle”, as in “let’s cud-dle!”
  • Withers → WithersWithers is a homophone, meaning either the ridge between the shoulder blades of certain animals, or to shrivel. Swap the use and meaning of this word around to make a cheesy camel pun in the right context.
  • Whither → Wither: As in, “Wither are we bound?” (Note: Withers refers to the ridge between the shoulder blades of certain animals.)

Camel-Related Words

To help you come up with your own camel puns, here’s a list of camel-related words to get you started. If you come up with any new puns, please feel free to share them in the comments!

dromedary, bactrian, cama, hump, hooves, mammal, pachyderm, camelus, calf, desert, herbivore, cloven-hoof, genus camelus, herd, cud, saddle, cameleer, howdah, even-toed, ungulate, camelid, single-hump, double-hump, Arabian, camelops, camelidae

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Horse Puns

Welcome to the Punpedia entry on horse puns! 🐎 Whether you’re trying to come up with a cute name for your horse, a caption for your photo, or whatever else, we hope this entry is useful. Note that this list is a work-in-progress, and we’d appreciate any additions in the comments at the bottom of this page! 🙂

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

Note: As always, Punpedia strives to be a site free of animal-cruelty. You won’t find any jokes or puns about horse racing, knackeries, whipping or idioms based around topics like these (e.g. “Beating a dead horse”).

Horse 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 horses 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 horse puns:

  • Horse: There are quite a few idioms/phrases based around the word “horse”: “Quit horsing around, will you?” and “As rare as rocking horse droppings” and “A dark horse” and “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth (meaning:don’t be ungrateful for gifts)” and “Eat like a horse” and “Get off your high horse” and “Horse of a different colour” and “Horse play” and “Hung like a horse” and “One horse town” and “Put the cart before the horse” and “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” and “Hold your horses” and “Straight from the horse’s mouth” and “A horse of a different colour” and “A one-horse race” and “Closing the barn/stable door after the horse has bolted” and “Don’t change horses in the middle of the river” and “Horses for courses” and “A trojan horse
  • Pony: “A one-trick pony” and “Pony up (pay up)” and “Dog and pony show” and “A show pony
  • Fool → Foal: As in “C’mon, quit foaling around, will you?” and “Foal me once, shame on you, foal me twice, shame on me” and “It’s a foal’s errand” and “Foal’s gold” and “Make a complete foal of yourself” and “Played for a foal” and “Play the foal” and “Played for a foal
  • Full → Foal: As in “I think he’s foal of it.” and “At foal throttle/pelt” and “Foal blast” and “A foal-bodied coffee” and “Foal of beans/bologna” and “In foal feather” and “You know foal-well that …” and “In foal swing” and “On a foal stomach”
  • Feel → Foal: As in “I foal as though you don’t care about me.” and “Foal the burn” and “I foal a bit put out” and “I can foal it in my bones” and “I like the look and foal of it”
  • Foul → Foal: As in “Cry foal” and “By fair means or foal” and “Foal language” and “No harm, no foal” and “Foal-mouthed person” and “Foal ball” and “Fall foal of someone/something” and “Foal play”
  • Fell/Fall → Foal: As in “Foal asleep at the wheel” and “Foal squarely on (someone’s) shoulders” and “Foal under the spell of (someone)” and “In one foal swoop” and “Little strokes foal great oaks” and “A hush foal over the crowd”
  • Hoarse → Horse: As in “I’m a little horse today – still getting over a cold.” and “”
  • Stable: As in “Stock prices have stable-ised.” and “She’s in a stable condition, but needs to remain at the hospital.” and “He’s a bit mentally unstable at the moment.”
  • Remnent → Ruminant: As in “I haven’t a ruminant of pride left after making all these terrible cow puns.” (A “ruminant” is a family of hooved 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.”
  • 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.”
  • 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
  • *mare*: Words that contain the “mare” sound (or similar) can often be turned into silly horse puns (a mare is a female horse): nightmare, alphanu-mare-ic, A-mare-ican, custo-mare-y, mare-athons, mare-iage (marriage), mare-it (merit), mare-y (merry), nu-mare-ical, rose-mare-y.
  • Called → Colt: As in “The so colt …” and “Many are colt, but few are chosen” and “Crazy little thing colt love” and “She colt on me to run an errand” and “The truth of the claim was colt into question” and “You colt?”
  • Cold → Colt: As in “My blood ran colt” and “Left out in the colt” and “In a colt sweat” and “Stone colt sober” and “Take a colt, hard look” and “A colt day in hell” and “Colt comfort” and “Catch a colt” and “As colt as ice” and “A colt shower” and “Colt calling” and “Colt shoulder” and “Go colt turkey” and “Out colt (unconscious)”
  • Cult → Colt: As in “The colts of Scientology and organised religion.”
  • It’s Italian → Stallion
  • Feet → Trotters
  • Stalin → Stallion
  • Philadelphia/Philly → Filly: A “filly” is a young female horse (usually less than 4 years old).
  • Can’t her → Canter: As in “Canter father drop her off, or is he busy?”
  • No/Nay → Neigh: As in “Neigh, I disagree.” and “It will take months, neigh, years to complete.”
  • *roan*: If a word contains the “roan” sound, it’s an opportunity for a more “advanced” horse pun: groan, erroaneous, outgroan, overgroan, proanunciation, proanoun, throan, droanproan.
  • Frozen → Friesian: As in “Her accounts have been friesian while the investigation takes place” and “Friesian solid” and “Friesian vegetables”

Horse-Related Words

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

pony, hoof, thoroughbred, foal, mare, equine, dressage, cavalry, farrier, horse shoe, buck, kick, horseback, bareback, stallion, filly, colt, bridle, domesticated, hoof, hooves, steed, mustang, appaloosa, equestrian, herd, stables, stable, grazing, ruminant, whinny, mane, herbivore, grass, pasture, field, mount, ride, neigh, roan, one-horse, crupper, palfrey, sumpter, horse power, rocking horse, harness, saddle up, unsaddle, unbridle, quarter horse, pegasus, seabiscuit, black beauty, shadowfax, trojan horse, chestnut, percheron, shetland pony, friesian, belgian, hackney, trakehner, trotter, trot, gallop, canter, dartmoor, falabella, sorraia, Arabian, caspian, breton, pacer, tacky, morgan, paint, warmblood, Andalusian, saddle, giddy-up

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