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75 Thanksgiving Puns That Will Make Your Dinner Guests Bust a Gut

Updated: Dec. 02, 2023

Serve a side of humor this holiday by breaking out these hysterical Thanksgiving puns at the dinner table

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Leave your guests in stitches with these funny Thanksgiving puns

Psst! Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is just around the corner. That means it’s time to get the food prepared, the guest list finalized and the house in tip-top shape for loved ones. Food is the heart of Thanksgiving, but entertaining is the soul—and what’s more entertaining than humor? It helps us find common ground with one another as we share laughs over a scrumptious meal. If you need some chuckle-worthy material, these Thanksgiving puns will do the trick.

The funny Thanksgiving quotes below are a little bit of everything: clever, cheesy, hunger inducing … You get the picture. Use them in tandem with these Thanksgiving memes and riddles to tickle each person’s funny bone as they fill up their plates.

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Turkey puns

1.  Please raise your gobble gobble goblets for a Thanksgiving toast!

2. A good Thanksgiving meal is the tur-key to my heart.

3. This turkey is all carved up! Do you suspect fowl play?

4. Don’t make fun of the turkey—it’s been roasted enough today.

5. I love when you talk turkey to me.

6. We’re serving the turkey’s favorite dessert this year: peach gobbler!

7. Don’t let any Thanksgiving turkey go to baste.

8. Hey, that turkey wishbone is doing its best—give it a break.

9. Don’t stare at the turkey dressing. You’ll make him blush!

10. We’re trading in the Christmas tree for poul-tree this year.

11. We’re really plucky to have a great turkey this Thanksgiving.

12. Don’t let the turkey fool you. He’s got a baste of spades in his giblets.

13. This turkey will make you fowl with delight.

14. Can someone pick up the turkey’s phone? It’s winging.

15. Goodness gracious, great gobbles of fire!

Feel free to use these puns as funny Thanksgiving captions this year.

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Pie puns

16. Pie am so grateful for dessert.

17. Pecan do it!

18. You’re the apple of my pie.

19. Slice, slice, baby.

20. Bye, bye, Miss Thanksgiving pie.

21. It’s the pie of the tiger. It’s the thrill of the bite.

22. Baking memories, one holiday at a time.

23. Wow, this pumpkin pie is gourdous!

24. I’ve got my pie set on you.

25. Pie oh pie, does this taste good!

26. You want in on this pie? I’ll give you a cut.

27. For Pete’s bake—grab some pie while you can!

28. In pie we crust.

29. Hooked on a filling.

30. Pecan’t take my eyes off of you.

31. I’m pie-ning over this delicious slice!

32. Life’s gourd, and then you pie.

33. Pie me a river.

34. Get rich or pie trying.

35. Pie, pie Birdie!

36. Don’t pie over spilled milk.

37. I have a crust on you!

38. Family may not always see pie to pie, but we sure do love Thanksgiving.

Need more sweet puns? These cookie puns are batter than you think.

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Thanksgiving food puns

39. This meal can’t get any butter.

40. Gravy, I love your way.

41. Roll out!

42. It’s all or stuffing with the Thanksgiving feast.

43. Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a yam!

44. Not to get too corny, but this Thanksgiving food is amaizeing.

45. You could say I’m into fitness—as in, fitness scoop of mashed potatoes into my mouth.

46. I’m all corn up inside.

47. Bready for seconds!

48. We’re having a yam good time.

49. Don’t forget to squash up for Thanksgiving dinner.

50. Squashing my hands of this.

51. I’m gravy for you!

52. I love you from my head to my potatoes.

53. Feeling saucy.

54. Let’s get basted this Thanksgiving!

55. Feast your eyes on this glorious Thanksgiving spread.

56. There’s just pumpkin about the way you look tonight.

57. You’ve foiled my plans for taking home leftovers.

58. Turkey, gravy, beans and rolls. Let me see that casserole.

59. Eat, drink and cranberry.

60. You ain’t seen stuffing yet.

61. Whatever floats your gravy boat.

62. Thyme flies when you’re cooking a whole turkey!

Need more material for Thanksgiving dinner? Tell these hilarious food jokes between servings.

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Being-stuffed puns

63. We all have something in common with the turkey today: We’re stuffed.

64. That was plucking delicious!

65. It’s all filling and games until you have to unbutton your pants.

66. Oh my gourd, I ate too much.

67. Silence of the yams.

68. Baste. Thanksgiving. Ever.

69. I’m riding the gravy train to being stuffed.

70. I’m filling pretty full!

71. Feast mode: activated.

72.  I’m thank-full!

73. I gobbled all of it up!

74. Why don’t turkeys eat on Thanksgiving? They’re stuffed.

75. You thought Thanksgiving was over? You ain’t seen stuffing yet!

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