40+ Roar-Some Dinosaur Puns to Make You Laugh


Scientists are constantly making discoveries about dinosaurs. Whether you love them or have a kid who does, read the best dinosaur puns.

Dig through dinosaur puns for pre-historic humor.

The name was coined by Sir Richard Owen, an English naturalist. He called it Dinosauria, meaning fearfully great lizard.

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Fossils have been found on every continent. Scientists predict that dinosaurs lived on Earth for about 245 million years (Source: American Museum of Natural History).

Some could fly, but most were land animals.

If you’re ready for a good laugh, read the following dinosaur puns.

A large and small dinosaur walking in water and grass.
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1. Dino-mite!

2. Have a roar-some day.

3. A flying dinosaur is a dino-soar.

4. Do you think they saurus?

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5. After a dinosaur works out, it’s dino-sore.

6. A cleaning dinosaur does dino-chores.

7. It sticks out like a saur thumb.

8. A dinosaur that knows a lot of words is a thesaurus.

9. A sleeping dinosaur is a dino-snore.

10. Dinosaurs destroy what they touch. You could say tyrannosaurus wrecks.

11. When you mix a dog and a dinosaur, you get a terrier-dactyl.

12. I’m going to the dino-store.

13. Don’t be a saur loser.

14. When you’re constantly lending to a dinosaur, you can call it a baro-w-saurus.

15. A dinosaur that takes photos is a camerasaurus.

16. A dinosaur that’s willing to give it a shot is a try-ceratops.

17. Tea Rex.

18. The scariest dinosaur is a terror-dactyl.

19. A group of singing dinosaurs is called a tyranno-chorus.

20. If a dinosaur can’t decide on where to go, it’s a stay-gosaurus.

21. After a breakup, it’s a tyrannosaurus ex.

T-Rex and a broken heart.
Photo by David Em/Box of Puns.

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22. I’ll raptor present tonight.

23. Call the tricera-cops.

24. T-Rexcellent.

25. Aloe-saurus.

26. I’m pter-ribly saur-ry.

27. You bet Jurassic-an do it.

28. I dino what to say.

29. You’re pter-rific!

30. I want my arms raptor-ound you.

Two raptors.
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31. Dinosaur many things we can do.

32. Happy anniver-saur-y.

33. This is the tricera-bottom, and this is the tricera-top.

34. A sight for saur eyes.

35. A dinosaur that likes to scare others is a scare-dactyl.

36. A dinosaur’s least favorite reindeer is Comet.

37. You can’t hear a pterodactyl go to the bathroom because the P is silent.

38. If Harry Potter was a dinosaur, he’d be a dinosaur-cerer.

39. The Archaeopteryx was good at catching worms because they were early birds.

40. Don’t worry, Isano-thing.

41. Be careful, you could brachio bones.

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