40 Lemon Puns That Are Simply The Zest

Boy standing in front of a yellow background pulling a face as he eats a sour lemon.

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.....and tell some zesty, funny lemon jokes too!

Lemons are a staple in every fruit bowl because there's so much to do with them. They are great for making lemonade, citrusy desserts, and yummy salad dressings.

In many cultures, a lemon signifies positivity, and that is certainly the case with these lemon puns that are guaranteed to bring some joy. A pun is a play on words that is witty and hysterical.

This article has hilarious and punny lemon jokes that you can tell while serving up some lemonade or digging into a lemon meringue pie. Try telling a lemon pun from this article and you are bound to get some giggles.

Lemon Dessert Puns

These jokes are centered around delicious desserts including lemon pie and lemon meringue puns.

1.Walking down the road, I passed an apple pie, a lemon cheesecake, and ice cream. I thought the streets are desserted!

2.A dancing pie is also known as a lemon merengue.

3.If a lemon curd, it would.

4.The lemon meringue was a bit sad because she lost her zest for life.

5.The lemon pie went to the dentist because it needed fillings.

Lemonade Puns

Why not tell a lemon joke alongside your glass of refreshing lemonade?

6.When you meet an injured lemon, give it lemon-aid.

7.I just lost my job at the lemonade store because I cannot concentrate.

8.A lemon was given only 10 minutes to clean her house so she hired a Minute Maid.

9.The baseball keeps its lemonade in the pitcher.

10.I gave a woman some lemonade last night and schwepped her off her feet.

Lemon Zest Puns

Zest is part of the lemon peel. The word 'zest' has made its way into some of the funniest lemon jokes around.

11.You're simply the zest!

12.One lemon met another and the zest is history.

13.A cowboy lemon runs through the wild zest.

14.The lemon is feeling said she just lost her zest.

15.One lemon said to the other lemon, "we are zest friends forever!"

16.The lemon lawyer declared "I zest my case!"

Lemon Peel Jokes

You and your kids will be peeling funny telling one of these.

17.The lemon visited the doctor because it was not peeling well.

18.Lemons always apply sun lotion because they peel all the time.

19.The lemon failed its driving test because it kept peeling out.

20.I ate the lemon because it looked so a-peeling.

21.When a lemon falls in love it catches peelings.

Girl wearing a top with lemon print on it, holding up two halves of a lemon as bug eyes and sticking her tongue out.

General Lemon Puns

You will certainly not look like a lemon telling one of these jokes!

22.A dinosaur eating a lemon is a Tyrannasourest Rex.

23.I went to the supermarket to buy lemons but they didn't have any. It was a fruitless trip.

24.The search for the stolen lemons was fruitless.

25.When you bump into a lemon it says "sour you doing?"

26.A cat that eats lemons is a sour puss.

27.The lemon went to the doctor because it had a sour stomach.

28."This lemon is too sour," he said bitterly.

29.The lemon answers the phone by saying "yellow!"

30.When the lemon proposed it pipped the question.

31.The lemon didn't do well at school because it couldn't concentrate.

Lemon And Lime Puns

Despite them looking similar, a lemon and lime are not the same. A green lemon is simply unripe, it is not actually a lime. Although they are not the same, they go fabulously together, especially in puns.

32.Don't you just love lemons? They are sub-lime!

33.Lemon and limes love to fight. They are bitter rivals.

34.The lemon robbed the bank with its partner in lime.

35.When a lemon works overtime it gets paid half a lime.

36.A lemon uses pickup limes to get a date.

Lemon Juice Puns

Being funny is easy squeezy with one of these lemon juice jokes.

37.The lemon stopped in the road because it ran out of juice.

38.The next person that asks for a concoction of lemon juice, pineapple juice, and orange juice with fruits is getting a punch.

39.When lemons start fighting all hell breaks juice.

40.Lemons are positive fruits. They always squeeze the day.


Written By

Danielle Outen

Danielle was born and raised in London but has travelled all over the world chasing waves. Her mum is one of ten siblings, so she has always been surrounded by a massive network of family. Danielle is always looking for new and fun activities to do with her relatives. If it is outdoors and adventurous - even better!

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