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Definition of "punkin" [pun•kin]

  • Informal Variant of pumpkin. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "punkin" in a sentence
  • "Today is also Hallowe'en so Stu and the kids had great fun decorating the "punkin" (as Jaya calls it!) ...."
  • "A fat, orange-and-white cat -- a color Dennis would have called "punkin '" during his Kentucky youth -- dozed on the window ledge like a melting tub of butter."
  • "If he had said pumpkin I would have given him up - (laughter) - but when he said "punkin" with the Greek Aspirate on the "unk" - the way it is pronounced by all"