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- adj. of, or relating to paronomasia; punning
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to paronomasia; consisting in a play upon words.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of paronomasia; consisting in a play upon words; punning.
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Even as the author of this paronomastic caution, Simon was unaware of quite how timely it was.
In like manner the very letter of the famous paronomastic text proves that Peter's confession, not Peter himself, was the rock.
It is impossible to be funny or even amusing for 324 pages, so lannelli tries, pari passu, to be sardonic, sarcastic, bitter, paronomastic, poetic, and various other things.
Considering the much broader impact of television and its greater audience, it is surprising that promotion of a paronomastic character hasn't yet penetrated that medium to any great extent: perhaps advertisers (or their agencies) feel that the relatively low mental age of viewers, as set forth by the media statistics firms, precludes the intelligence required to understand puns.
My own long and ongoing cohabitation with a male person is, I daresay, no less responsible and loving ” and, indeed, I pray still puppy-loving ” than Mr. Craft's not notably noble (excuse the paronomastic effect) relations with female persons over the same period.