Pun Dictionary: R Entries

R & B [Rhythm and Blues] (Book Titles)
Rhythm & Blues for Wasps: Aaron Bee
R.E.M. Sleep (Tom Swifties)
"I had a dream last night about the American Red Cross," Tom REM-ARC'd.
Ra Bat (Geography)
Does the Egyptian god Ra play baseball with a Rabat?
Rabble (Geography)
A disorderly mob of people in the South Pacific is a Rabaul.
Rabid (Tom Swifties)
"A dog bit me," said Tom rabidly.
Racial Intolerance (Book Titles)
Bigotry: Rachel Intolerance
Racket (Sports)
Noisy tennis gangsters often get involved in this: Racket.
Racy (Book Titles)
Lewd Novels: Ray See C
Radiant (Tom Swifties)
"Eating uranium makes me feel funny," said Tom radiantly.
Raiders (Football)
Because of the fondness of its members for a brand of bug spray, this team was called the Raiders.
Railway Station (Jokes)
Where are whales weighed? At a whale weigh station.
Rain Dear (Christmas)
"Do you think it will snow tonight, honey?" "No, I think it will reindeer."
Rain Drops (Book Titles)
Downpour!: Wayne Dwops
Rainier (Geography)
The weather in parts of Washington state goes from rainy to Rainier in winter.
Rainy (Halifax)
Cold, damp, Rainnie weather can get very depressing.
Raking (Book Titles)
Lawn Care: Ray King JG
Ralley (Geography)
A favourite song of geography students: "Raleigh 'Round the Flag, Boys."
Ram Bull (Tom Swifties)
"I'm the world's most aggressive matador," Tom rambled.
Rambunctiously (Tom Swifties)
"I collided with my bed!" said Tom rambunctiously.
Ran the Whole Way (Book Titles)
How I Won The Marathon: Randy Hoelway JG
Ranch Dressing (One-Liners)
Is cowboy clothing called ranch dressing?
Random [House, a book publisher] (Tom Swifties)
"We publish one of the few dictionaries that define 'Tom Swifty'," said Tom at random.
Rangers (Hockey)
When asked why the members of this team all wore Smokey the Bear uniforms, the captain said "We're the Rangers!"
Rap (Christmas)
At Christmas time, M.C. Hammer is a wrap musician. I wrote a song about a tortilla. Well actually, it's more of a wrap.
Rap Sheet [criminal record] (Expressions)
Is Chris Brown's bedding made of rap sheets?
Rapid City (Geography)
Do people in Rapid City live in the fast lane?
Rapids (Tom Swifties)
"This river is rough," said Tom rapidly.
Rash (Tom Swifties)
"I want chickenpox!" said Tom rashly.
Rash [from allergy] (Tom Swifties)
"I can't stand strawberries," said Tom rashly.
Rasp [a tool] (Tom Swifties)
"File a little more off that corner," said Tom raspingly.
Raspberry (Tom Swifties)
"I picked more berries than you did," Tom razzed.
Rather [Dan] (Tom Swifties)
"I got a snapshot of the CBS anchorman, but I haven't developed it yet," said Tom, rather negatively.
Rational [number] (Tom Swifties)
"It's the quotient of two integers," said Tom rationally.
Rattlesnake (Tom Swifties)
"You snake!" Tom rattled.
Raven (Tom Swifties)
"I love eating crow," said Tom ravenously.
Raving (Birds)
You can tell a crow is crazy when it's a raven.
Ravioli (Book Titles)
Indian, Italian and Spanish Cuisine: Ravi Oley JG
Raw Broth (Book Titles)
Uncooked Proto-Soup: Rob Roth.
Raw Chester (Geography)
Uncooked chester is Rochester.
Razor (Geography)
One can have many a close shave while white-water rafting in the Fraser river.
React (Chemistry)
Old Chemistry profs never die, they just fail to react.
Read a Book (Book Titles)
How to Succeed in School: Rita Book n
Read Palms (Book Titles)
The Fortuneteller: Reid Palms JG
Reading (Geography)
One way to find out the news is by Reading the newspaper.
Real (1) (Cars)
"Did you have fun at the stock car races?" "Yep, I had a wheel good time!"
Real (2) (Money)
"Is this coin counterfeit?" "No, it's the riyal thing."
Real [number] (Tom Swifties)
"This value has to be converted to floating point," Tom realized.
Reason (Food)
If life is like a bowl of cherries, what is the raisin for living?
Re-Bell (Tom Swifties)
"I won't play the carillon again!" chimed Tom rebelliously.
Re-Buff (Tom Swifties)
"Why do I have to strip naked AGAIN?" asked Tom rebuffingly.
Re-But / Re-Butt (Tom Swifties)
"I've thought of another exception," Tom rebutted. (Or: "Stop trying to get my goat," Tom rebutted. Or: "This cigarette just won't go out," Tom rebutted.)
Recall [defective items for replacement] (Tom Swifties)
"Those cars we shipped have a defective part," Tom recalled.
Re-Canter (Tom Swifties)
"Let's go for another gallop," Tom recanted.
Reception (Jokes)
Two antennae fell in love and got married. The wedding wasn't much, but the reception was excellent.
Re-Chord (Tom Swifties)
"I had to change the harmonization," Tom recorded.
Re-Count (Tom Swifties)
"I couldn't believe there were exactly 100 people there," Tom recounted.
Recovered (Misc)
The man who fell into an upholstery machine is fully recovered.
Recursive (Tom Swifties)
Tom said recursively, "Tom said recursively, 'Tom said recursively, ...'"
Red [Communist colour] (Tom Swifties)
"I'm reading about communism," said Tom readily.
Red Dear (Geography)
"Do you want the sofa in blue, sweetheart?" "No, I want it in Red Deer."
Red Pepper (Book Titles)
Some Like It Hot: Red Pepper p
Red Skins (Football)
Sunburned football fans have Redskins.
Reddish (Food)
Cop: "What colour was the car that hit you? Bluish?" Pedestrian: "No, radish."
Redeem (Tom Swifties)
"Let me think again," said Tom redeemingly.
Reece's Pieces (Food)
"Der Riese" is a game map in Call of Duty Black Ops Zombies. Would it be reasonable to call the shot-up zombies "Der Riese's Pieces?"
Referral (One-Liners)
Do good taxidermists get refurrals?
Reflect (Tom Swifties)
"Nice mirror!" said Tom reflectively.
Reflection (Jokes)
New Year's Eve is a time for reflection. So is a visit to a mirror shop.
Re-Fuse (Tom Swifties)
"I will NOT splurge on a circuit-breaker," Tom refused.
Regal [brand of guitar?] (Tom Swifties)
"Hand me my guitar," commanded Rod regally.
Register (Book Titles)
Formal List: Reggie Stirr A
Rehearsal (Jokes)
One of the things funeral home trainees have to practice is loading and unloading a casket from the transportation vehicle. Except it isn't called "practice", it's "re-hearsal".
Re-Hearse (Tom Swifties)
"It's time for the second funeral," Tom rehearsed.
Reign of Terror (Meteorology)
What do you call dangerous precipitation? A rain of terror.
Reigns (Meteorology)
When the Queen served tea, it was observed that she not only rains, but she pours.
Re-Join (Tom Swifties)
"It fell apart in my hands," Tom rejoined.
Re-Joyce [James] (Tom Swifties)
"My next novel will be the greatest thing since _Finnegans Wake_," Tom rejoiced.
Relativity (Physics)
Researching a family tree is studying relativity.
Relax (Book Titles)
How to Overcome Stress: Ray Lachs k
Re-Lent (Tom Swifties)
"Okay, you can borrow it again," Tom relented.
Re-Lent-less (Tom Swifties)
"I'm not going to give up anything this year. The year before last was quite enough," said Tom relentlessly.
Re-Libel (Tom Swifties)
"They're going to sue us again," said a reliable source.
Relieved (Jokes)
How do trees feel in Spring? Releaved.
Relish [condiment] (Tom Swifties)
"I love hot dogs," said Tom with relish.
Remains (Jokes)
Will glass coffins be a success? Remains to be seen.
Remark (Tom Swifties)
"To write the full history of St. Joan would take LOTS of paper," Tom ream-Arc'd. "When 're-inventing the wheel', one must make sure that the outer edge is circular," Tom rim-arc'd. "Boy, what a boring voyage! Good thing that I thought to take some sea-worthy liquor aboard," Noah rum-Ark'd.
Re-Mark (Tom Swifties)
"That is remarkable," remarked Tom.
Remark [add comments to code] (Tom Swifties)
"I'm in the process of documenting my BASIC program," Tom remarked.
Re-Mark [German currency] (Tom Swifties)
"I'm investing in German currency once again," Tom remarked.
Re-Mark [New Testament] (Tom Swifties)
"I'm rereading the second Gospel," Tom remarked.
Remarkable (Expressions)
Whiteboards are so remarkable!Pun.me
Re-Markable (One-Liners)
Dry erase boards are remarkable.
Re-Marked (Tom Swifties)
"This student appealed his grade, so I have to score his exam again," Tom remarked.
Remember (One-Liners)
Do memories of meals past come forth as rememburps?
Re-Member (Tom Swifties)
"I meant to pay this year's dues," Tom remembered. "Hey, castration is reversible," Tom remembered.
Re-Miss (Tom Swifties)
"I've gone back to using my maiden name," said Mary remissly.
Re-Morse (Tom Swifties)
"I wish that I'd forwarded the telegraph message," said Tom remorsefully.
Re-Morse [code] (Tom Swifties)
"I'd better repeat that SOS signal -- no-one seems to have heard us," said Tom remorsefully.
Remotely (Tom Swifties)
"The gadget for changing channels is far away," said Tom remotely.OK
Rendezvous (Book Titles)
Meeting Places: Ron DeVoo r
Repealed (One-Liners)
Breaking news: the laws against ringing a bell twice have been re-pealed!
Re-Peat (Tom Swifties)
"My garden needs another layer of mulch," Tom repeated.
Re-Pete (Tom Swifties)
"Pete! Pete! Pete! Pete! Pete!" Tom repeated.
Re-Pita (Tom Swifties)
"We need more bread for the donairs," Tom repeated.
Re-Ply (Tom Swifties)
"I'll try selling them at the next house," Tom replied.
Re-Port [harbour] (Tom Swifties)
"I'm taking this ship back in to the dock," Tom reported.
Re-Port [hole] (Tom Swifties)
"Now we'll have to replace all the ship's windows," Tom reported.
Re-Port [nautical] (Tom Swifties)
"I think I'll stand on the left side of the ship," Tom reported.
Re-Port [wine] (Tom Swifties)
"We're all out of Amontillado," Tom reported.
Repossessed (Jokes)
What happened to the guy who couldn't keep up payments to his exorcist? He was repossessed.
Re-Prove (Tom Swifties)
"Must I show again why this theorem is true?" asked Tom reprovingly.
Re-Quest (Tom Swifties)
"Can I go looking for the Grail again?" Tom requested.
Reservation (Tom Swifties)
"How long will I have to wait for a table?" asked Tom without reservation.
Reservations (Jokes)
Why were the Indians here first? They had reservations.
Re-Serve [tennis] (Tom Swifties)
"A fault!" Martina cried reservedly.
Re-Sight (Tom Swifties)
"There it is again!" Tom recited.
Re-Sign (Tom Swifties)
"My new signature is no better than my old one," said Tom resignedly.
Resisting Arrest (One-Liners)
Police were called to a day care where a three-year-old was resisting a rest.
Resolute [town in Nunavut] (Tom Swifties)
"I'm gonna go live in the Canadian arctic," said Tom resolutely.
Re-Sound (Tom Swifties)
"Do I hear an echo?" was Tom's resounding question.
Re-Source (Tom Swifties)
"I shall read the commands from that file again," said Tom resourcefully.
Rest in Peace (One-Liners)
The Westin hotel chain has opened a new hotel for zombies just in time for Halloween: the Westin Peace.
Restraining Order (One-Liners)
Is "Put on your seatbelt!" a restraining order?
Retainer (Dentist)
If I frequently need the services of an orthodontist, could I keep one on retainer?
Retch (Tom Swifties)
"These jokes turn my stomach," said Tom wretchedly.
Retort (Tom Swifties)
"My experiment was a success," the chemist retorted.
Re-Veal (Tom Swifties)
"I'll have another piece of meat," Tom revealed.
Re-Vert (Tom Swifties)
"The French expression for 'There's a green worm in my glass' is 'Il y a un ver vert dans mon verre'," said Tom reverently.
Rev-ewe (Tom Swifties)
"And this is the way you get a sheep excited," Tom reviewed.
Rhetorical (Book Titles)
Well-Spoken Predictions: Rhett Oracle
Rhetorically (Tom Swifties)
"What would you say if the Conservatives were re-elected?" asked Tom re-tory-cally.
Rhett [Butler, Gone with the Wind] (Tom Swifties)
"Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn," said Clark Gable rhetorically.
Rhododendron (Book Titles)
Flowering Bushes: Rhoda Dendron
Rhyme (Geography)
Geographers make lousy poets: they have neither Rhine nor reason.
Rich Kid (Book Titles)
I Was A Son Of A Buccaneer: Rich Kidd JG
Richer (Names)
After winning the lottery, he was called Richard.
Rickshaw (Book Titles)
Weekend In Hong Kong: Rick Shaw JG
Ricochet (Book Titles)
Deflections: Rick O'Shea v
Rifle (Military)
The thief was about to rifle through the gun cabinet when he was caught.
Rig An (Geography)
What is the best way to Riga election?
Right On (Chemistry)
Slang for "You got it correct". Radon!
Ring (Hockey)
The overpaid hockey star bought an engagement rink for his sweetheart.
Ripcord Broke (Book Titles)
Long Way Down: Rip Cord Broke l
Rip-Off (Christmas)
Christmas morning: The greatest rip-off of all time! Velcro is a complete rip-off.
Risk (Anatomy)
At the wrist of sounding crazy, I like Anatomy puns.
Risky (Food)
Wum-wunning was always a whiskey business.
Roam (Geography)
Is the capital of Italy a good place to Rome around?
Rob and Steal (Book Titles)
How to Tour the Prison: Robin Steele
Robber (Names)
What to call a professional safecracker: Robert.
Robbin' Banks (Book Titles)
Armed Heists: Robin Banks
Robbing (Names)
Lady, you can't expect to keep out of jail if you keep Robin banks!
Ro-Bust (Tom Swifties)
"What ample bosoms those chorus girls have!" remarked Tom robustly.
Rock It (Astronomy)
What an astronomer does to a cradle: Rocket.
Rock of Gibraltar (Book Titles)
As Solid as...: Rocco Gibraltar b
Rocks and Minerals (Book Titles)
What Geologists Study: Roxanne Minerals
Rod and Net (Book Titles)
Gone Fishing: Rod Annette 8
Rod and Reel (Book Titles)
Fish Story: Rod Enreel JG
Rode A (Names)
I went to the ranch and Rhoda horse for the first time!
Rode 'em (Chemistry)
What the chemist did with his horses: Rhodium.
Rodes (Geography)
The island of Rhodes is known for its scenic highways.
Roger Wilco (Book Titles)
Okee Dokee: Roger Wilco JG
Role Model (Food)
I recently posed for an art class making sculptures from bread. I was a roll model.
Rolls [Royce] (Cars)
Why did Silly Billy get kicked out of the car show? He kept putting butter on the Rolls!
Roman (Food)
The new historical cookbook is called the Decline and Fall of the Romaine Empire.
Roman-Tickle (Tom Swifties)
"When in Rome, do all the naughty things the Romans do," said Mary romantically.
Roof Us Quick (Book Titles)
The Housing Problem: Rufus Quick
Room with a View (Expressions)
I taped binoculars to my broom so I could have a broom with a view.
Root (Trees/Shrubs)
Do plants delivering newspapers have paper roots?
Root [truffles grow on tree roots] (Tom Swifties)
"Find the truffles! Find the truffles!" rooted Tom.
Root Canal (Dentist)
The long, narrow body of water by which a dentist plants potatoes, beets and turnips is called the root canal.
Rose Bush (Book Titles)
Gardening With The Ex-President: Rose Bush JG
Rosy Cheeks (Book Titles)
Cosmetology: Rosie Cheeks JG
Rote (Tom Swifties)
"This is all from memory," Tom wrote.
Roth [Philip, author of book] (Tom Swifties)
"Goodbye, Columbus!" flipped Tom wrothly.
Round (Tom Swifties)
"It's none of your @#$%*! business if I'm obese," swore Tom roundly.
Round Up (Expressions)
A farmer in the field with his cows counted 196 of them, but when he rounded them up he had 200.
Roundabout (Book Titles)
Get to the Point!: Rhonda Bout s "Let's take the traffic circle," said Tom, in a roundabout way.
Route (Dentist)
How does an endodontist decide where to start the root canal procedure? S/he chooses the root of least resistance.
Row (Greek Letters)
Keeners like to sit in the front rho of class.
Row Bee (Halifax)
When Mr. Bee was competing at the rowing regatta, his fans cheered him on by saying "Robie, row!"
Row Mania (Geography)
When people go nuts about rowing, it's called Romania.
Row Tate (Physics)
"Mr. Tate must be taken across this lake by this boat." "You mean I have to rotate across?"
Rubber Toe (Jokes)
What do you call a guy with a rubber toe? Roberto!
Rubble (Money)
What's left over after a bank is demolished is ruble.
Rubies (Geology)
If a rube is a type of hick, does it follow that hickies are rubies?
Ruby Con (Geography)
The "great red gem swindle" became known as the Rubicon.
Rue [French for street] (Tom Swifties)
"These Paris streets sure have funny names," said Tom ruefully.
Rue the Day (Book Titles)
Wish I'd Never Been Born: Rudy Daye JG
Ruin (Geography)
Was the city of Rouen left in a shambles after World War II?
Ruins (Hockey)
This hockey team is perpetually in a shambles: Bruins.
Ruler (Measures)
The head person of the Bureau of Weights and Measures is known as the ruler.
Run (Baseball)
I can't go to the baseball game! My stocking has a run in it!
Run Da Marathon (Book Titles)
I'm Exhausted!: Rhonda Marathon
Run on Home (Book Titles)
Go Away!: Ron Onhome JG
Rung (One-Liners)
Hands are like bells, especially when they're wrung.
Running Out of Time (Expressions)
When a jogger passes through a clock tower, does it mean s/he is running out of time?
Rush In (Geography)
Don't be hasty! Fools Russian where angels fear to tread!
Rush Ya (Geography)
I don't want to Russia, but your essay is due tomorrow.
Russel's (Geography)
"That map of Belgium belongs to Russel?" "Yes, it's Brussels map."
Rustle (Names)
He stole cattle before getting caught: Russel.
Rustling Leaves (Book Titles)
Wind In The Maple Trees: Russell Ingleaves JG
Rusty Hinges (Book Titles)
The Squeaking Gate: Rusty Hinges JG
Ruth-less (Tom Swifties)
"I guess she fell off the motorcycle," said Tom ruthlessly.
Ruunny Mead (Toronto)
"Do you like your mead jellied?" "No, I like Runnymede."
Rye and May (Book Titles)
Sandwich Making: Ryan Mayo JG
Rye Gel (Astronomy)
The astronomer who mixed rye whiskey with jello got Rigel.

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