PUN

(redirected from punningly)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

PUN

Abbreviation for:
plasma urea nitrogen
patient unmet needs
References in periodicals archive ?
Stinking pump" punningly deploys the dirty dancing shoe in a pneumatic metaphor comparing bawdy desires to filthy water or sewage.
By the end of the poem we see that tiger nature made punningly manifest in the predatory act.
Excrement, defecation, constipation, sodomy, and anal rape figure in several Godard films--from the punningly titled Numero deux (1975) through Sauve qui peut (la vie) (Every Man for Himself, 1980) to For Ever Mozart, the last making an explicit Freudian equation between money and shit.
In effect, the relations among patrilinear clans are based in homosocial desire (what Irigaray punningly calls 'hommo-sexuality'), a repressed and, hence, disparaged sexuality, a relationship between men which is, finally, about the bonds of men, but which takes place through the heterosexual exchange and distribution of women" (40-41).
According to Butler, representative men's relations revolve around the notions of friendship, rivalry, and succession; they are "based in homosocial desire (what Irigaray punningly calls "hommo-sexuality"), a repressed and, hence, disparaged sexuality, a relationship between men which is, finally, about the bonds between men, but which takes place through the heterosexual exchange and distribution of women [and through other symbolic expressions]" (1990, 40-41; emphasis in original).
No wonder this poet couldn't resist, in the advent of storm, another great enjambment at "notes that are," pausing the syntax on the line-form to allow the phrase a substantive, even punningly scriptive, presence as musical scoring in the cave's auditorium.
His "marking" of her operates punningly as both an inscribing of her and a noting of her.
To integrate these anatomical and geographical aspects, Aristophanes and Shakespeare both employ the strategy of obscuring obscene metaphors by the use of geographical allusions ostensibly denoting real contemporary geopolitical entities or inter-state relations of 411 BC or AD 1592, but punningly connoting obscene allusions to the female body.
Timon of Athens, confronted by his creditors, punningly describes their bonds as "bills"--long-handled weapons--that "cleave .
18) Stefan Helmreich (2010), punningly, terms coral reefs themselves "mutable immobiles" but does not connect this formulation to the literature on intertopological interference.
Thus, for instance, Aeschylus has his Chorus punningly point out in the Agamemnon: "Whoever named you thus completely truly?
The first was a five-track EP punningly entitled, Teepy Eepy, released in 2011, followed in the last few months by a full 11-track album called Money Isn't Everything.