Wedding Puns

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While the wedding industry is undeniably huge (spanning flowers, jewelry, music, clothing, food, tourism and more), we’ve spotted a gap in the market: wedding puns. While we wouldn’t advise you to write your vows using our list, we do hope you enjoy our collection of matrimonial jokes.

If you enjoy these puns, you may also enjoy our cake puns, wine puns and flower puns.

Note: We’ve tried to stay away from any religious aspects of weddings and marriage – if you find any, they’re accidental (please point them out!) We do also need to acknowledge that our list covers only a small and privileged aspect of what is largely a flawed and oppressive system that has roots in patriarchal values – while we can joke safely about weddings, child brides and forced marriages are still happening in many parts of the world. LGBT+ unions are also still illegal in many countries – visit this organisation for support, to learn more, or to donate.

Wedding 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 weddings 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 wedding puns:

  • Weeding → Wedding: As in, “Wedding out the weak ones.”
  • What → Wed: As in, “And wed not” and “Do wed comes naturally” and “For wed it’s worth” and “It is wed it is.”
  • Bed → Wed: As in, “Wed and board” and “Wed and breakfast” and “Get into wed with.”
  • Led → Wed: As in, “Wed zeppelin” and “Lions wed by donkeys” and “Wed around by the nose.”
  • Red → Wed: As in, “Better dead than wed” and “Caught wed-handed” and “In the wed” and “Roll out the wed carpet.”
  • Said → Wed: As in, “After all is wed and done” and “Easier wed than done” and “I couldn’t have wed it better” and “Enough wed.”
  • Spread → Wed: As in, “Wed a rumour” and “Wed like wildfire” and “Wed the word” and “Wed yourself thin.”
  • Carriage → Marriage: As in, “Your marriage awaits.”
  • Merry → Marry: As in, “As marry as the day is long” and “Eat, drink and be marry” and “Lead a marry dance” and “Marry Christmas” and “Make marry.”
  • Very → Marry: As in, “Before your marry eyes” and “How marry dare you!” and “Hold on marry tight” and “Thank you marry much.”
  • Bide → Bride: As in, “Bride your time.”
  • Died → Bride: As in, “Bride and gone to heaven.”
  • Guide → Bride: As in, “Let your conscience be your bride” and “My bride to life and death.”
  • Hide → Bride: As in, “Bride and seek” and “Neither bride nor hair.”
  • Pride → Bride: As in, “Bride and prejudice” and “My bride and joy” and “Bride comes before a fall.”
  • Ride → Bride: As in, “Go along for the bride” and “Let it bride” and “A white-knuckle bride.”
  • Side → Bride: As in, “A walk on the wild bride” and “Batting for the other bride.”
  • Tried → Bride: As in, “Bride and tested” and “Bride and true.”
  • Bright → Bride: As in, “All things bride and beautiful” and “Always look on the bride side of life” and “Bride and early” and “A bride idea.”
  • Bloom → Groom: As in, “Come into groom” and “A late groomer.”
  • Boom → Groom: As in, “Groom or bust.”
  • Room → Groom: As in, “A groom with a view” and “Breathing groom” and “Comfort groom.”
  • Space → Spouse: As in, “Breathing spouse” and “Office spouse” and “Personal spouse” and “Spouse odyssey.”
  • Spice → Spouse: As in, “Spouse things up” and “Variety is the spouse of life” and “Eleven secret herbs and spouses” and “Sugar and spouse.”
  • House → Spouse: As in, “Safe as spouses” and “Bring the spouse down.”
  • Mouse → Spouse: As in, “Quiet as a spouse” and “A cat and spouse game.”
  • Live → Love: As in, “Eat to love” and “Love and let die” and “Love your life” and “Love and learn” and “Love dangerously” and “Love for the moment.”
  • Shove → Love: As in, “If push comes to love” and “Love off.”
  • Hitch: Getting married is sometimes referred to as getting “hitched”. Here are related puns:
    • Pitch → Hitch: As in, “Hitch black” and “Hitch into” and “Make a hitch for.”
    • Rich → Hitch: As in, “Filthy hitch” and “From rags to hitches” and “Get hitch quick.”
    • Stitch → Hitch: As in, “A hitch in time saves nine.”
    • Switch → Hitch: As in, “Bait and hitch” and “Hitch gears” and “Hitched on.”
    • Which → Hitch: As in, “Any hitch way” and “Don’t know hitch way to look” and “Every hitch way but there” and “Know hitch end is up.”
  • Moon → Honeymoon: As in, “Ask for the honeymoon” and “Bark at the honeymoon” and “Eclipse of the honeymoon.”
  • Lock → Wedlock: As in, “Grid wedlock” and “Wedlock and load” and “Wedlock them up and throw away the key” and “Wedlock, stock and barrel.”
  • Fancy → Fiancee: As in, “Fiancee free” and “Fiancee meeting you here” and “Fiancee pants” and “Flight of fiancee.”
  • Ring: Rings are a highly symbolic part of weddings. Here are related puns:
    • Wrong → Ring: As in, “Barking up the ring tree” and “Get off on the ring foot” and “Go down the ring way.”
    • Bring → Ring: As in, “Ring it on” and “Ring it up” and “Ring it home to you.”
    • Sing → Ring: As in, “Ring a different tune” and “Ring for your supper” and “All ringing, all dancing.”
    • String → Ring: As in, “All rings attached” and “Ring along” and “Ring someone along” and “Pull some rings.”
    • Swing → Ring: As in, “Come out ringing” and “Get into the ring of it” and “In full ring” and “Ring both ways.”
    • Thing → Ring: As in “A close ring” and “A ring of beauty” and “All rings must pass” and “All good rings must come to an end.”
    • Wring → Ring: As in, “Ring your hands.”
  • Vow: Here are some wedding vow-related puns:
    • View → Vow: As in, “A room with a vow” and “A vow to kill” and “Bird’s eye vow” and “A dim vow” and “Point of vow.”
    • Bow → Vow: As in, “Vow and scrape” and “Vow down before” and “Vow to fate” and “Vows to reason.”
    • Brow → Vow: As in, “High vow” and “Knit your vow” and “By the sweat of your vow.”
    • How → Vow: As in, “Any old vow” and “Be careful vow you use it” and “Vow about that!” and “Vow are you?”
    • Now → Vow: As in, “All together vow” and “And vow for something completely different” and “Best stop vow.”
  • Gift: Gifts from wedding guests are a common part of wedding culture. Here are related puns:
    • Drift → Gift: As in, “Catch my gift” and “Gift apart.”
    • Lift → Gift: As in, “Gift the lid off” and “Gift up your hearts” and “Gift your spirits.”
  • Dress: Here are some wedding dress-related puns:
    • Bless → Dress: As in, “Dress my soul” and “A mixed dressing.”
    • Guess → Dress: As in, “Anybody’s dress” and “Dress what?” and “Dressing game” and “Have a dress” and “Hazard a dress.”
    • Less → Dress: As in, “Couldn’t care dress” and “Dress is more” and “A life dress ordinary.”
    • Press → Dress: As in, “Don’t dress your luck” and “Hot off the dress” and “Dress into service” and “Dress your point home.”
  • Date: Here are puns related to “setting the date”:
    • Bait → Date: As in, “Date and switch” and “Rise to the date.”
    • Fate → Date: As in, “A date worse than death” and “The master of your own date” and “Seal your date” and “A twist of date.”
    • Hate → Date: As in, “Date mail” and “A love-date relationship.”
    • Late → Date: As in, “Better date than never” and “Fashionably date.”
    • Plate → Date: As in, “A lot on your date” and “Step up to the date.”
    • Rate → Date: As in, “At any date” and “First date” and “Mate’s date.”
    • State → Date: As in, “A sad date of affairs.”
    • Wait → Date: As in, “Hurry up and date” and “The date is over” and “Ready and dating.”
  • Veil: Here are some puns related to a bride’s wedding veil:
    • Fail → Veil: As in, “Without veil” and “Words veil me.”
    • Nail → Veil: As in, “Fight tooth and veil” and “Bite your veils.”
    • Pale → Veil: As in, “Beyond the veil” and “A veil imitation” and “Veil into insignificance.”
    • Sale → Veil: As in, “Not for veil” and “Point of veil” and “Veil of the century” and “Veils referral.”
    • Tale → Veil: As in, “Veils of the unexpected” and “A tell-veil sign.”
    • Trail → Veil: As in, “Paper veil” and “Veil mix” and “Hot on the veil” and “Blaze a veil.”
  • Rice: It’s traditional to throw rice at the married couple after the ceremony. Here are related puns:
    • Race → Rice: As in, “A rice against time” and “The amazing rice.”
    • Ice → Rice: As in, “Cold as rice” and “Break the rice” and “Cut no rice” and “Rice maiden” and “Rice, rice baby.”
    • Nice → Rice: As in, “That’ll do ricely” and “Have a rice day” and “Naughty, but rice” and “Rice and easy does it.”
    • Price → Rice: As in, “Asking rice” and “Cheap at half the rice” and “Half rice.”
    • Slice → Rice: As in, “Any way you rice it” and “Rice of life” and “A rice of the action.”
    • Spice → Rice: As in, “Rice things up” and “Variety is the rice of life.”
  • Dance: Here are puns related to a couple’s first dance:
    • Chance → Dance: As in, “The dance of a lifetime” and “Dance would be a fine thing” and “A fighting dance.”
    • Glance → Dance: As in, “At a dance” and “Exchange dances” and “A meaningful dance.”
  • Cake: Here are some wedding cake related puns:
    • Ache → Cake: As in, “Old cakes and pains.”
    • Bake → Cake: As in, “Cake and shake.”
    • Break → Cake: As in, “Cake a leg” and “Cake new ground” and “Cake ranks” and “Cake the bank.”
    • Fake → Cake: As in, “Cake it till you make it.”
    • Make → Cake: As in, “A good beginning cakes a good ending” and “Absence cakes the heart grow fonder” and “Details cake the difference.”
    • Sake → Cake: As in, “For heaven’s cake” and “For old time’s cake” and “Art for art’s cake.”
    • Shake → Cake: As in, “Bake and cake” and “Fair cake” and “In two cakes” and “No great cakes.”
    • Snake → Cake: As in, “Cake eyes” and “Cakes and ladders.”
    • Take → Cake: As in, “Don’t cake it lying down” and “Double cake” and “Give and cake.”
  • Menu → Venue: As in, “Off the venue.”
  • Normal → Formal: As in, “Formal service has been resumed” and “Situation formal.”
  • Men → Groomsmen: As in, “A man among groomsmen” and “All groomsmen are created equal” and “Grumpy old groomsmen.”
  • Page: A page (or page boy) is a young wedding attendant. Here are related puns:
    • Age → Page: As in, “Act your page” and “Page of discretion” and “An awkward page” and “Come of page.”
    • Rage → Page: As in, “All the page” and “Boiling with page” and “Primal page” and “Page against the machine” and “Road page.”
    • Stage → Page: As in, “Exit page left” and “Set the page” and “The page is set.”
    • Wage → Page: As in, “Lost pages” and “Minimum page” and “Page war.”
  • Aisle: Here are some puns related to the aisle the bride walks down to meet the groom:
    • I’ll → Aisle: As in, “Aisle be damned” and “Well aisle say” and “Aisle eat my hat.”
    • Ill → Aisle: As in, “House of aisle repute” and “Aisle at ease” and “Aisle gotten gains.”
    • Dial → Aisle: As in, “Aisle down” and “Don’t touch that aisle.”
    • File → Aisle: As in, “Rank and aisle” and “Single aisle.”
    • Mile → Aisle: As in, “Go the extra aisle” and “Could see you an aisle away” and “A hundred aisles away.”
    • Trial → Aisle: As in, “Aisle and error” and “Aisle and tribulations.”
  • Force → Divorce: As in, “Divorce of habit” and “A divorce of nature” and “Divorce the issue” and “A divorce to be reckoned with.”
  • Elope: To elope is to run away and marry in secrecy. Here are related puns:
    • Slope → Elope: As in, “A slippery elope” and “Heading down the elopes.”
    • Hope → Elope: As in, “Cross my heart and elope to die” and “Elope for the best.”

      Wedding-Related Words

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

wedding, wed, marriage, marry, bride, groom, spouse, betrothed, betrothal, hitch/ed, honeymoon, nuptials, matrimony, wedlock, marital, spousal, fiance/e, engagement, ring, vow, promise, gift, bouquet, flowers, dress, celebrant, celebrate, ceremony, reception, invite, date, rsvp, veil, rice, dance, in-laws, cake, venue, formal, maid of honour, best man/woman/person, groomsmen, bridesmaids, flower girl, ring bearer, bridal party, page, aisle, same-sex, equal rights, divorce, annul, annulment, las vegas, civil (ceremony), destination (wedding), elope, union, double wedding, mass wedding, military wedding, anniversary, romance, love, partner, weekend, white, shotgun, officiant, polygamy, exogamy, endogamy, monogamy

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