60+ Funny Eel Puns to Make You Laugh


Eels are long, ray-finned fish. There are almost a thousand different species of them. Read the funniest eel puns for a good laugh.

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Eels are fascinating creatures. There are more than 800 species you can find in the water.

While most live in the ocean, some prefer freshwater. There’s also a difference between true and electric eels.

True eels cannot produce electricity. The electric eel is a knife fish, but the nickname comes from its eel shape.

If you’re ready to laugh, read the following eel puns.

Then, tell the puns to others the next time you see or hear about one.

The ultimate list of eel puns

1. I’m eel-y excited to see you.

2. The fish went to the doctor because it was feeling eel.

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3. I can do whatever I eel like doing.

4. Some things are eel-egal.

5. I’m kind of a big eel.

6. What the eel?

7. Eel with it.

8. It was a sur-eel experience.

9. An eel’s favorite game show is Eel of Fortune.

10. A surprised eel said, “That came out of left eel-d.”

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11. I’m eel-ing great.

12. Eel be okay.

13. Sit back and r-eel-ax.

14. The wealthy eel is a part of the eel-ite.

15. I’m cooking a m-eel.

16. The rich eel is a b-eel-ionaire.

17. You’re br-eel-iant.

18. You’ve got sk-eels.

19. Rome wasn’t b-eel-t in a day.

20. We are fam-eel-y.

21. You’re k-eel-ing me, smalls.

22. They’re p-eel-lars of the community.

23. S-eel the d-eel.

24. G-eel-ty as charged.

25. They have a chronic eel-ness.

26. Ch-eel out.

27. I believe in your ab-eel-ities.

28. An eel army is the m-eel-itary.

29. You look fam-eel-iar.

30. Eels drive automob-eels.

31. You’re a res-eel-ient person.

32. I made an eel-lustration of an eel.

33. It’s the id-eel scenario.

34. St-eel the show.

35. Wh-eel you be mine?

36. They app-eel-ed the decision.

37. The pregnant eel is having a gender rev-eel party.

38. They tried to conc-eel evidence.

39. You need to be r-eel-istic.

40. I just had a r-eel-ization.

41. It’s time to eel-ect a new leader.

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42. It was a r-eel-ief.

43. I b-eel-ieve you.

44. I drive an eel-ectric vehicle.

45. You’re eel-igible for benefits.

46. You look eel-egant in that outfit.

47. Can you eel-aborate?

48. Young eels go to eel-ementary school.

49. Eels love to listen to eel-ectronic dance music.

50. I got a new job as an eel-ectrician.

51. Eel get tired of it.

52. An eel took over as Tesla’s CEO. His name is Eel-on Musk.

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53. I’m in my eel-ement.

54. An eel’s favorite singer is Eel-ton John.

55. It’s time to eel it in.

56. I’m head over eels.

57. The sunburnt eel started p-eel-ing.

Puns based on eel species

1. Moray less.

2. There was a fish that Dean Martin loved. That’s a moray.

Moray eel.
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3. Actions have conger-squences.

4. How much conger?

5. Eels tell their kids short-tails at night.

6. Some eels are cutthroat.

7. I felt a moray-l obligation to help.

8. I’m trying to conger my fear of heights.

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