50+ Funny Monkey Puns to Make You Laugh


Monkeys are a large and diverse group of mammals. Read the funniest monkey puns that’ll make you laugh until you go ooh ooh ah ah.

Monkey hanging on a vine.
Photo by David Em/Box of Puns.

Monkeys come in many sizes and colors. Despite the depiction of only eating bananas, monkeys eat mostly fruits and nuts.

According to the IUCN, there are nearly 400 different species.

The pygmy marmoset is the world’s smallest monkey, while mandrills are the largest.

Next time you see one at the zoo or in the wild, remember the following monkey puns for a good laugh.

They’re ape-solutely incredible. So, share them with a friend.

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Hilarious monkey puns

1. A winning monkey is a chimp-ion.

2. The only type of butter monkeys cook with is mon-ghee.

Monkey hanging on a vine with one arm.
Photo by David Em/Box of Puns.

3. A monkey’s favorite type of cookie is a chocolate chimp cookie.

4. Monkeys wear ape-rons when they cook.

5. A monkey’s favorite month is Ape-ril.

6. The only animal that can unlock a banana is a mon-key.

7. To grab a drink, monkeys go to the monkey bar.

8. Monkeys get their gossip from the ape-vine.

9. An angry monkey is known as Furious George.

10. Monkeys that share an Amazon account are Prime-ates.

11. We’ll start off with ape-tizers.

12. Monkeys celebrate with chimp-agne.

Monkey standing with one arm up.
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13. Monkeys wash their fur with chimp-oo.

14. I find you ape-aling.

15. An evil monkey is a demon-key.

16. A sour monkey is a lemon-key.

17. We have a lot in common-key.

18. That was ape-ic!

19. A monkey’s favorite fruit is a ape-ricot.

20. I’d like to ape-ologize.

21. A monkey from Greek mythology is Ape-ollo.

22. Let’s give her a round of ape-lause.

23. I’m moving to a new ape-artment.

24. You have a chimp on your shoulder.

25. A small monkey is a micro-chimp.

26. A monkey’s favorite fast food restaurant is Chimp-otle.

27. A group of islands is an ar-chimp-elago.

28. I’m grateful for your friend-chimp.

29. Santa goes down the chimp-ney.

30. The local business joined the chimp-er of commerce.

31. We’re having fish and chimps for lunch.

32. I believe in your c-ape-abilities.

Monkey puns based on species names

1. Monkeys fly on hot air baboons.

2. These are macaque-i pants.

3. Marmoset you have to go.

4. You’ve been working so hard. It’s time to gorilla-x.

5. A monkey’s favorite espresso drink is a capuchin-o.

Monkey sitting.
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6. Stay here a little bit langur.

7. Don’t let it roloway.

8. I douc know what you’re talking about.

9. Monkeys wear chim-pants-zees.

10. A monkey’s favorite snack is tamarin-d.

11. I’m eating pasta followed by gelada.

12. The smell langurs.

13. A monkey that’s misbehaving is a bad-boon.

14. Mandrill the hole already.

15. Howler friends know?

16. A sick monkey goes to the douc-tor.

17. Let’s watch a douc-umentary about monkeys.

18. A monkey that explores and goes on voyages is Christopher Colobus.

19. I’m eating sushi with saki.

20. Gorilla-y the information.

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