30 Lord Of The Rings Puns That Have A Nice Ring

Rachel Garner
Dec 12, 2023 By Rachel Garner
Originally Published on Sep 28, 2020
Fact-checked by Monisha Kochhar
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The Lord of the Rings franchise is one of the most popular in the world, with a fantastic trilogy of books and movies that have graced us for decades and provided unlimited entertainment, along with the Hobbit book and spin-off movies.  

The fantasy tale created by J. R. R. Tolkien is one of the best-selling ever written, and one of the most-watched movie franchises. It's incredibly well-loved by both kids and adults - which means that there are also so many funny puns that come along with it!

We've rounded up 30 of the best LOTR puns for you to share with other fans, friends, and family - that will Shire-ly have you cracking up. Take a look!

(And if you're in need of even more entertainment and enjoy the puns below, why not take a look at our other popular franchise jokes such as Harry Potter or Star Wars? We bet you'll be laughing in no time!)

General Lord Of The Rings Puns

If you're searching for funny Lord of the Rings puns and one-liners, see if the ones below can get you laughing!

1.The longest essay in middle earth has to be the dissertation of Smaug!

2.If you keep watching the Lord of the Rings movie, you shall not pass your exams.

3.An elf walked into a bar. The dwarf laughed and walked right under it.

4.Gandalf was very unhappy at work. He couldn't find his staff!

5.My friends and I did a LOTR marathon yesterday. I ran 26 miles dressed up as Gandalf!

6.I had a teacher named Mr Gandalf once, nobody passed his class.

7.What is Gandalf's favorite band? The Eagles!

Hobbit Puns

Who doesn't love the Hobbits? If you enjoy a good Hobbit pun, take a look at the ones below and get using them in conversation!

8.I started walking around without any shoes, and it became a sort of hobbit.

9.I'm throwing a hobbit party. It's just a little get-together.

10.A hobbit was not watching where he was going and he bumped into the wizard. He said, "Saruman, didn't see you there"!

11.I watch the LOTR movie hobbitually.

12.Most hobbits are really good people, they don't look down on anyone.

13.I got a Lord of the rings themed kitchen done. I really love the hob-bit.

14.I found a great Hobbit pinball machine. It doesn’t accept any coins though, only a Tolkien.

15.Three movies are a bit much for The Hobbit. They seem to be really dragon it out!

16.Why did the Hobbit put his phone on silent? He was tired of the ring!

Lord Of The Rings Play-On-Word Puns

If you enjoy puns that play on words, you'll definitely like these funny examples. Test them out on fellow fans and see how hard you can get them giggling.

17.I would make another Lord of the Rings pun, but all the good ones Aragorn.

18.Dancing trees? Now that's ENT-ertainment.

19.It was a very long journey to Mordor, I'm so Galadriel made it.

20.I don't know what you're Tolkien about!

21.One can't simply orc to Mordor!

22.I'll be back soon, I'm just Pippin out for a bit!

23.Gollum's favorite bird is definitely a smea-gull.

24.I couldn't enter Sauron's lair, there was always one Mordor to go through.

25.I like it when people call me Precious. It has such a nice ring to it!

26.Good study hobbits require a frodo-graphic memory.

27.The other day, I dreamt that I went to Mordor. Turns out I was just Tolkien in my sleep!

28.The fans are really Baggins for another LOTR book!

29.Nine bees made their way to Mordor. It was the fellowship of the Sting.

30.Thanks to the fantastic elf care services, Frodo was quickly able to recover from his wound!

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Written by Rachel Garner

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism

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Rachel GarnerBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism

Growing up in Switzerland, Rachel developed a love for exploring new places and trying new foods. She has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of the Arts London. She currently resides in Northwest London and enjoys discovering trendy spots around the city. Rachel is also passionate about planning fun activities for her family, particularly her little cousins. When she has some downtime, she can be found indulging in hobbies such as attending concerts, baking, or visiting her family in Essex. Her love for travel takes her beyond the UK, where she meticulously plans and researches each adventure before setting off to explore new places across Europe and beyond.

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Fact-checked by Monisha Kochhar

Bachelor of Arts Hons specializing in Modern Languages (French and Spanish)

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Monisha KochharBachelor of Arts Hons specializing in Modern Languages (French and Spanish)

A Modern Languages graduate from the University College London, Monisha with a passion for travel and exploring different cultures. She is fluent in French and Spanish and is currently learning Hindi. Monisha enjoys discovering new foods and is an avid sports fan, following soccer and Formula 1. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and watching TV shows.

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