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55 Witty and Punny Halloween Costumes

Reported by POPSUGAR:

With each passing Halloween, it gets increasingly difficult to differentiate yourself from other trick-or-treaters or partygoers. While the holiday has a reputation for all things dark and sinister, these punny costume ideas are the lighthearted solution to standing out from the crowd. This year, take the road less traveled and turn your favorite joke into a punny Halloween costume. This seriously funny approach is a gold mine for easy Halloween costumes, especially perfect for families and couples in need of a last-minute costume idea. Whether you’re on the hunt for the funniest, most ironic, or cleverest costume out there, these punny costume ideas will help you win the best-dressed award.

That said, there’s nothing worse than a punny Halloween costume that falls flat or that no one understands. We’re here to make sure your creative costume comes across as witty, not “What is that supposed to be?” Set the bar high by dressing up as the literal interpretation of a popular saying, an imaginative version of your favorite food, or even a ridiculous play on words. You might be surprised at how much can be accomplished using supplies you already have lying around at home.

These costumes are all about making people think and flexing your own creativity. If you’re looking for a place to get started, this roundup of Halloween costume puns will give you a little extra inspiration to fulfill your spooky-season wardrobe needs. With jokes that cover all the fun-filled bases, there’s not a costume here that won’t tickle your punny bone. Check out some of our favorite punny Halloween costumes ahead, and turn this Halloween into one that is unBOOlievably funny.

— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes and Chandler Plante