Owl Puns

Welcome to the Punpedia entry about owl puns! The list below contains a wide variety of puns based specifically on the word “owl” and on many owl-related topics. Enjoy! 🙂

Owl 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 owls 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 owl puns:

  • Owl: “A night owl” and “As wise as an owl
  • I will → Owl: As in “Owl not give up.” and “Owl if you will” and “Owl wear my heart upon my sleeve”
  • All → Owl: As in “Free-for-owl” and “A jack of owl trades” and “A man for owl seasons” and “A rising tide lifts owl boats” and “After owl is said and done” and “A know-it-owl” and “Above owl” and “Against owl odds” and “Owl your eggs in one basket” and “Owl at once” and “I’m owl ears” and “Owl else being equal, …” and “Owl by my lonesome” and “Owl hands on deck” and “Owl hell breaks loose” and “Owl gone” and “Owl good things must come to an end” and “Owl in owl” and “Owl in a day’s work” and “It’s owl in your head” and “Owl manner of …” and “Owl of a sudden” and “Owl or nothing” and “Owl over the place” and “Owl right.” and “Owl rights reserved” and “Owl smiles” and “Owl systems are go” and “Owl that” and “Owl talk and no action” and “Owl the best” and “Owl the rage” and “Owl the same” and “Owl things considered” and “Owl things must pass” and “Owl very well” and “Owl walks of life” and “Owl-out war” and “At owl costs” and “By owl means” and “For owl I know” and “For owl practical purposes” and “Give it owl you’ve got!” and “Go owl-out” and “In owl honesty” and “In owl likelihood” and “Firing on owl cylinders” and “If owl else fails” and “In owl seriousness” and “That is owl.” and “Owls well that ends well” and “That’s owl for now.”
  • Who’d → Hoot: As in “Hoot have thought it would be so easy?”
  • Hoot: “I don’t give a hoot” and “What a hoot (referring to a good time or a funny person)” and “Hoot and holler (shout in disapproval)”
  • *owl*: There are a few words that contain the “owl” sound which can be used as silly owl puns: b-owls (bowels), growl, t-owl (towel), scowling, scowl, fowl, howled, v-owl (vowel), prowling, cowl.
  • Al* → Owl*: If a word begins with the “al” sound, we can often replace it with “owl” to make a terrible owl pun: owlcoholic (alcoholic), owlchemist (alchemist), owlgebra (algebra), owlbum (album), Owlexander (Alexander), owlgorithm (algorithm), Owlgerian (Algerian), owlligator (alligator), owllegations (allegations), owllegiance (allegiance), owlphabet (alphabet), altitude (owltitude), owluminium (aluminium).
  • Hood → Hoot: As in “Robin Hoot” and “Neighbourhoot” and “In the hoot
  • Telling → Talon: As in “I’m talon you, it wasn’t me who did it!”
  • Who → Hoo: We call the owl sound a “hoot”, but it actually sounds like “hoo hoo” for man owls. Some phrases: “Look hoo’s talking!” and “Says hoo?” and “Hoo is this?” and “Hoo’s hoo?”
  • Wise: Owls have a history of being considered “wise”, and so if you can slip “wise” or “wise old” somewhere into your communication then it might be enough for a subtle owl pun.
  • White-faced: If someone is “white-faced” then they are pale from fear, ill health or tiredness. There are many owl species that have white faces – for example the barn owl and the southern white-faced owl. So using the word “white-faced” in the “pale from fear, etc.” sense may be a viable owl pun if your audience knows enough about owls.
  • Orange-brown/Yellowish-brown → Tawny: There are a few owl species around the world that have the word “tawny” in their name which describes their colour (Somewhere between orange-brown and yellowish-brown, like the various shades of wood).
  • Night: Phrases and idioms related to “night” may be used as subtle owl puns in the right context (since owls are nocturnal): “A night out” and “One night stand” and “All night long” and “Far into the night” and “In the dead of night” and “How can you sleep at night” and “Make a night of it” and “Let’s call it a night” and “Night on the town” and “Night and day”
  • Swoop: “In one fell swoop” (suddenly; in a single action)
  • Flight: “Flight of fancy” and “Take flight” and “Flight of imagination” and “In full flight” and “Flight attendant”
  • Bird: There are quite a few phrases/idiom related to birds which can be used as owl puns in the right context: “A bird in the hand is worth 2 in the bush” and “A bird-brain” and “Bird’s eye view” and “A little bird told me …” and “An early bird” and “Early bird gets the worm” and “Like a bird in a gilded cage” and “The birds and the bees” and “Birds of a feather flock together” and “Flip someone the bird” and “Free as a bird” and “The bird has flown” and “Sing like a bird” and “Jailbird“.
  • Fly: There are a few phrases related to flying which can be used as owl puns in the right context: “Fly by the seat of your pants” and “Fly in the face of the evidence” and “Fly off the shelves” and “A fly on the wall” and “Fly by night” and “On the fly” and “Pigs might fly” and “Let fly” and “Watch the sparks fly” and “Fly in the ointment” and “Fly into a rage” and “Fly off the handle” and “Fly the coop” and “I’ve gotta fly” and “Fly the white flag” and “Wouldn’t hurt a fly
  • Beak: “To wet one’s beak” and “beak” may be slang for nose in some places.
  • Peek → Beak: As in “Beak-a-boo” and “Sneak beak
  • Peak → Beak: As in “Beak performance” and “They climbed to the beak
  • Wing: “Left wing / right wing” and “Let’s just wing it” and “Take under your wing” and “Clip someone’s wings” and “Spread your wings
  • Feather: There are a few phrases related to feathers: “As light as a feather” and “In full feather” and “Feather in your cap (symbol of honour/achievement)” and “Feather one’s nest” and “Ruffle (a few/someone’s) feathers” and “You could have knocked me down with a feather
  • Father → Feather: As in “The founding feathers” and “Like feather, like son”
  • Further → Feather: As in “Without feather ado” and “Look no feather” and “Kick the can feather down the road”
  • Nest: “Leave the nest” and “Empty nest syndrome” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Love nest” and “Stir up a hornet’s nest” and “A nest of vipers” and “A mare’s nest” and “Nest together”
  • Next → Nest: As in “Nest minute …” and “Better luck nest time” and “Boy/girl nest door” and “Nest generation” and “Nest in line to the throne” and “Nest to nothing” and “Take it to the nest level” and “Nest to nothing” and “The nest big thing.” and “Cleanliness is next to godliness” and “In nest to no time” and “Nest to nothing” and “One day chicken and the nest day feathers” and “Catch the nest wave” and “As ___ as the nest girl/guy”

Owl-Related Words

There are many more owl puns to be made! Here’s a list of owl-related concepts to help you come up with your own. If you come up with a new pun, please share it in the comments!

bird, bird of prey, night, nocturnal, raptor, tawny, tawny frogmouth, owlet, beak, feathers, wings, flight, binocular vision, talon, hoot, barn owl, barn, owl, owls, wise, old, horned owl, white-faced, avian, fly

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Chicken Puns

Welcome to the Punpedia entry on chicken puns! 🐔 Whether you’re looking for some silly puns for your hen party, naming your new pet chicken, or whatever else, we hope this list is useful to you. This entry contains hen puns, rooster puns, egg puns, and puns based on words and topics closely related to chickens.

Note: Punpedia never jokes about killing or hurting animals, and so you won’t find any puns about slaughtering, plucking, debeaking, battery cages, or anything like that. Only happy puns that are friendly to our chicken pals 🙂 Enjoy!

Chicken 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 chickens 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 chicken puns:

  • Chicken: There are a few phrases/idioms related to chickens which can serve as chicken puns in the right context: “A chicken and egg situation” and “Chicken out of something” and “Don’t count your chickens before they’ve hatched” and “Chicken sh*t” and “Get up with the chickens” and “You’re chicken (scared)” and “Curses, like chickens, come home to roost” and “Chicken feed (small amount of money/something)”
  • Hen: “Don’t let the fox guard the hen-house” and “As scarce as hen’s teeth” and “A mother hen” and “Hen-pecked” and “Hen’s night/party”
  • *hen*: Words than contain “hen” can be silly chicken/hen puns: Apprehend, appre-hen-sion, comprehend, comprehension, comprehensive, hence, henceforth, repre-hen-sible, stonehenge.
  • Peck: “The pecking order” and “Peck at (eat only a bit)” and “You have to eat a peck of dirt before you die”
  • Foul → Fowl: As in “By fair means or fowl” and “Cry fowl” and “Fowl language” and “Fowl up” and “No harm, no fowl” and “A fowl-mouthed person” and “Fowl play”
  • Fell → Fowl: As in “In one fowl swoop” and “Little strokes fowl great oaks” and “The bottom fowl out of the market” and “She fowl asleep at the wheel” and “He fowl under her spell” and “It fowl into my lap” and “She fowl victim to the scammer”
  • Egg: There are a few phrases/idioms that contain the word “egg”: “A bad egg” and “Egg on” and “A hard egg to track” and “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” and “Egg on one’s face” and “A good egg” and “A rotten egg” and “Egg and spoon race”
  • *eg* → *egg*: If a word contains the “egg” sound then we can make a silly egg pun: dereggulation, beggar, begging, deggradation, eggsistence (existence), eggsit (exit), eggshortation (exhortation), eggsile (exile), eggsistential (existential), impreggnated, irreggularity, irreggular, kegg, legg, begg, meggabyte, leggings, meggawatts, neggatively, neggative, neggligently, nutmegg, peggasus, preggnancies, reggular, reggulation, seggment, unreggulated, preggnant, omegga, seggregated.
  • Paltry → Poultry: The term “paltry” means “small, insignificant or worthless” and the term “poultry” refers to domesticated chickens (and ducks, geese and other fowl).
  • Click → Cluck: As in “Cluck on that button” and “Her explanation clucked with me straight away”
  • Clock → Cluck: As in “The cluck is ticking” and “A race against the cluck” and “Around the cluck” and “Biological cluck” and “Turn back the cluck” and “Stop the cluck” and “10 o’cluck
  • Pull it → Pullet: A pullet is a young female chicken – especially one that’s younger than 1 year old.
  • Body → Broody: A hen is “broody” if it wants to incubate eggs. Some phrases/idioms which might be used with this pun: “Broody language” and “Broody count” and “A broody of water” and “Sell (one’s) broody” and “Broody politic” and “Broody and soul” and “Over my dead broody!” and “Anybroody in their right mind” and “It’s anybroody’s guess” and “Anybroody who is anybroody” and “A kind word for everybroody” and “Everybroody and their dog”
  • Coup → Coop: A “coup” is a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government. It’s pronounced the same as “coop” as in “chicken coop”.
  • Coop: “Cooped up (confined in a small place)” and “Fly the coop (to escape)”
  • Coupe → Coop: A coupe is a car with a fixed roof and only two doors and is generally shorter than a sedan.
  • *coop*: Words with the “coop” sound are easy chicken coop puns: coopon (coupon), scoop, scooped, recoop (recoup), recooperation (recouperation)
  • Comb: The red fleshy crest on a rooster is called a “comb”. This word obviously has other meanings that can be used in chicken word play. There are a few phrases/idioms related to combs and combing: “Hair comb” and “Comb the beach” and “Go through (something) with a fine-toothed comb
  • Bird: There are quite a few phrases/idiom related to birds which can be used as chicken puns in the right context: “A bird in the hand is worth 2 in the bush” and “A bird-brain” and “Bird’s eye view” and “A little bird told me …” and “An early bird” and “Early bird gets the worm” and “Like a bird in a gilded cage” and “The birds and the bees” and “Birds of a feather flock together” and “Flip someone the bird” and “Free as a bird” and “The bird has flown” and “Sing like a bird” and “Jailbird“.
  • Woman → Bird: Depending on where you’re from, the term “bird” may be slang for “woman”.
  • Young woman → Chick
  • Fly: Many chicken species can fly, and often do so to escape danger, fly into trees to roost, or simply to travel short distances quickly. There are a few phrases related to flying which can be used as chicken puns in the right context: “Fly by the seat of your pants” and “Fly in the face of the evidence” and “Fly off the shelves” and “A fly on the wall” and “Fly by night” and “On the fly” and “Pigs might fly” and “Let fly” and “Watch the sparks fly” and “Fly in the ointment” and “Fly into a rage” and “Fly off the handle” and “Fly the coop” and “I’ve gotta fly” and “Fly the white flag” and “Wouldn’t hurt a fly
  • Flight: “Flight of fancy” and “Take flight” and “Flight of imagination” and “In full flight” and “Flight attendant”
  • Feather: There are a few phrases related to feathers: “As light as a feather” and “In full feather” and “Feather in your cap (symbol of honour/achievement)” and “Feather one’s nest” and “Ruffle (a few/someone’s) feathers” and “You could have knocked me down with a feather
  • Father → Feather: As in “The founding feathers” and “Like feather, like son”
  • Further → Feather: As in “Without feather ado” and “Look no feather” and “Kick the can feather down the road”
  • Beak: “To wet one’s beak” and “beak” may be slang for nose in some places.
  • Peek → Beak: As in “Beak-a-boo” and “Sneak beak
  • Peak → Beak: As in “Beak performance” and “They climbed to the beak
  • Wing: “Left wing / right wing” and “Let’s just wing it” and “Take under your wing” and “Clip someone’s wings” and “Spread your wings
  • Nest: Most species of chickens nest on the ground. Some phrases related to nests and nesting: “Leave the nest” and “Empty nest syndrome” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Love nest” and “Stir up a hornet’s nest” and “A nest of vipers” and “A mare’s nest” and “Nest together”
  • Next → Nest: As in “Nest minute …” and “Better luck nest time” and “Boy/girl nest door” and “Nest generation” and “Nest in line to the throne” and “Nest to nothing” and “Take it to the nest level” and “Nest to nothing” and “The nest big thing.” and “Cleanliness is next to godliness” and “In nest to no time” and “Nest to nothing” and “One day chicken and the nest day feathers” and “Catch the nest wave” and “As ___ as the nest girl/guy”

Chicken-Related Words

There are many more chicken puns to be made! Here’s a list of chicken-related concepts to help you come up with your own. If you come up with a new pun, please share it in the comments!

rooster, egg, poultry, fowl, hen, bird, chickenpox, domesticated, chick, cock, pullet, rhode island red, domestic fowl, wing, wings, jungle fowl, coop, chook, henhouse, breed, yolk, comb, feathery, biddy, bantam, cluck, broody, avian, beak, plumage, chickens, cock-a-doodle-doo, fly, peck, scratch, dust bath

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Bee Puns

Welcome to the Punpedia entry on bee puns! 🐝 This entry is a work-in-progress, but currently has a reasonable number of puns based on bees and bee-related words (honey, pollen, buzz, hive, etc.). You won’t find any wasp puns in this entry – wasps deserve their own entry and will get one soon 🙂

Bee 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 bees 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 bee puns:

  • Bee: There are a few phrases/idioms which include the word “bee” and so could be used as bee puns in the right context: “Bee in your bonnet” and “As busy as a bee” and “Busy bee” and “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” and “The bee’s knees” and “None of your bee’s wax” and “Queen bee” and “Put the bee on (someone)” and “The birds and they bees
  • Be → Bee: As in “If truth bee told” and “Not all it’s cracked up to bee” and “A force to bee reckoned with” and “Well I’ll bee!” and “Appearances can bee deceiving.”
  • Honey: “Honey, I’m home!” and “The land of milk and honey” and “Honey-mouthed (smooth, persuasive, seductive)” and “Honey trap” and “You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.”
  • Buzz: “Buzz word” and “Catch a buzz (i.e. become tipsy)” and “Buzz off” and “Get a buzz out of something” and “Give someone a buzz (i.e. call them)”
  • Bus → Buzz: As in “I catch the buzz to school most days.”
  • Bizarre → Buzzare
  • Hive: “Hive-mind” and “A hive of activity” and “Hive off”
  • Have → Hive: As in “As luck would hive it” and “Do I hive to paint you a picture?” and “Don’t hive a clue” and “Hive a bite to eat” and “Hive a crack at (something)” and “Hive a laugh” and “Hive a looksee” and “Hive a nice day” and “Hive a mind to …” and “Hive in your sights” and “Hive it both ways” and “Hive no truck with” and “Hive your head examined” and “Hive your fingers in the till” and “Hive the world at your fingertips” and “Hive the final say” and “Hive it your way” and “I hive a dream” and “I hive it on good authority” and “If I tell you I will hive to kill you” and “A must hive” and “We hive lift off” and “Hive seen better days” and “You hive to be in it to win it” and “You could hive heard a pin drop”
  • I’ve → Hive: As in “Hive had enough of your terrible puns.”
  • Queen: As in “Beauty queen” and “Drag queen” and “Queen bee” and “Drama queen” and “Ice queen
  • Behave → Beehive: As in “Be on your best beehive-iour.” and “Oh, beehive!”
  • Beeswax: “None of your beeswax.”
  • Be* → Bee*: If a word starts with “be” then it’s an easy (and terrible :P) bee pun: beech (beach), bee-bee-c (BBC), beecon (beacon), beeker (beaker), beecame (became), beest, beeds, beever, beeting, beetle, beegan (began), beetween, beeside, beelow, beeing (being).
  • *be* → *bee*: If a word contains the “be” sound (or similar) then there’s the potential for a silly bee pun: adobee (adobe), am-bee-ent (ambient), amphi-bee-ans, amphi-bee-ous, babeesitter, chubbee, claustropho-bee-a, diso-bee-dience, Elizabeethan, freebee, furbee, dubeeous (dubious), disobeedient, homophobeea, heartbeet, lesbeean, microbeeal, memora-bee-lia, mozambeeque, obeedience, obeesity, phobeea, serbeea, rugbee, unbeetable, suburbeea, zombee.
  • Pullin’ → Pollen: As in “You’re pollen my leg” and “Pollen power” and “Like pollen teeth”
  • Pull in → Pollen: As in “Pollen to the driveway on your left” and “Pollen the reins”
  • Pauline → Pollen
  • Darling, be → Honey, bee: As in “Honey, bee careful with that bag, it’s got a hole in the bottom.”
  • Bumble: To “bumble” is to move, act or talk in an awkward or confused manner. It’s of course related to bees via bumblebees.
  • Fly: In some context the word “fly” (the verb) may be a potential bee pun. Here are some idioms/phrases to help you out in cases like that: “I’ve got to fly” and “Fly off the handle” and “Fly into a rage” and “Fly in the face of danger” and “Fly the flag” and “Fly low” and “Fly by the seat of one’s pants” and “Sparks fly” and “On the fly
  • Drone: This term can refer to monotonous speech (e.g. “The speaker droned on and on.”), a low humming sound, an aerial vehicle that is remotely controlled and/or self-controlled. It also refers to a male bee within a colony that does no work but can fertilise the queen.
  • Large number of → Swarm of: Whenever referring to a large group of things, especially if they are moving in some sense, you might refer to them as a “swarm”.
  • Swam → Swarm
  • It’s warm → Swarm: As in “Swarm today, isn’t it?”
  • It hurts → It stings: When describing pain, say it “stings” as a sneaky little bee pun.
  • Might → Mite: Bee populations worldwide are suffering due to a mite called varroa destructor. This mite problem may be well known enough to allow for some “mite” puns.
  • Community/District → Colony: Replace words like “community”, “settlement” and “district” with “colony” – a term closely associated with bees.
  • Culture → Apiculture: As in “It doesn’t reflect the apicultural values of our company.” and “I felt a bit of apiculture shock a couple of weeks after moving.”
  • Wing: “Taken under the wing of (someone)” and “Left/right wing” and “Waiting in the wings” and “Clip (someone’s) wings” and “Spread (one’s) wings
  • Flight: As in “Take flight” and “In full flight” and “Flight of stairs”
  • Annoy → Bug: As in “Stop bugging me” and “Sorry to bug you, but …”
  • Intersectional → Insectional: As in “Insectional social justice organisation”

Bee-Related Words

There are many more bee puns to be made! Here’s a list of bee-related concepts to help you come up with your own. If you come up with a new pun, please share it in the comments!

honey, insect, fly, flight, buzz, pollination, pollen, hive, queen, queen bee, beehive, beeswax, pollinator, beekeeper, honey bee, bumblebee, bumble, flower, wasp, drone, honeycomb, regurgitation, swarm, sting, stung, bee sting, stinger, dance, flower, apiculture, apiarist, apiary, colony, beekeeping, apis mellifera, wings, mite, thorax, invertebrate, compound eye, bug, nectar, bee, hornet

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