The Dictionary That Will Tickle Your Punny Bone

Atmaj Vyas
Dictionary (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)
Dictionary (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

For the most part of it, the Oxford Dictionary is pretty straightforward when it comes to the meaning of words. Over the years, the meaning behind words has changed in order to adapt to the more recent usage and will probably keep changing. If you’re looking for the updated meaning of everyday words, The Uxbridge English Dictionary is exactly what you need. This dictionary has a hilarious take on words we commonly use and is filled with puns galore. To get you up to speed, here are a few examples of these punny definitions.

1. Aberrate

Uxbridge Definition: Something that has been eaten by a bear.

2. Ablution

Uxbridge Definition: A blue colour lotion.

3. Alaska

Uxbridge Definition: I’ll go and question my girlfriend.

4. Boycott

Uxbridge Definition: A small bed for a male child.

5. Barbeque

Uxbridge Definition: A long line of plastic dolls.

6. Cabinet

Uxbridge Definition: A trap for taxi drivers.

7. Canopy

Uxbridge Definition: A tin of urine.

8. Cherish

Uxbridge Definition: A bit like a chair.

10. Depend

Uxbridge Definition: Opposite the shallow end.

11. Dialogue

Uxbridge Definition: An awful piece of wood.

12. Elbow

Uxbridge Definition: Spanish archer.

13. Extent

Uxbridge Definition: Formerly a canvas home.

14. Final

Uxbridge Definition: The very last nail.

15. Grapple

Uxbridge Definition: A cross between an apple and a grape.

16. Hamstring

Uxbridge Definition: An underwear for pigs.

17. History

Uxbridge Definition: A male alibi.

18. Icicle

Uxbridge Definition: A bicycle made by Apple.

19. Ignorant

Uxbridge Definition: To totally disregard an ant.

20. Silicon

Uxbridge Definition: A rather stupid hoax.

These are but some of the many wonderous definitions that these guys have put together. You’ve got to hand it to them, some of the puns actually make you read the word twice. The best part? They take online submissions as well! So if you’ve got some punny definitions that you’d like to share with the world, go right ahead!

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