64 Reindeer Jokes That Will Have The Whole Family Roaring With Laughter

Temitope Adebowale
Dec 12, 2023 By Temitope Adebowale
Originally Published on Sep 18, 2020
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Reindeer are a type of deer with large, pointed antlers that live in very cold and mountainous parts of the world.

Most famous for their roles as the carriers of Santa's sleigh at Christmastime, reindeer are pretty well-loved by kids and adults alike. Check out these funny reindeer puns and jokes that would even make Santa 'ha ha ha'.

Funny 'What Do You Call A Reindeer' Jokes

Who said reindeer jokes were only reserved for Christmas? These silly jokes are great for reindeer-lovers and those who love a good laugh, all year round.

1. What do you call a reindeer with bad manners? Rude-olph!

2. What do you call a blind reindeer with no eyes? No eye-deer.

3. What do you call a reindeer with one eye above the other? Eyes-higher.

4. What do you call a reindeer at Halloween? A cari-boo!

5. What do you call a reindeer wearing ear-muffs? Anything you like, they won't hear you!

6. What do you call a reindeer with three eyes? A Reiiindeer.

7. What do you call a reindeer that can write with their left hand and their right hand? Bambi-dextrous.

8. What do you call a reindeer with no eyes and no legs? Still no i-deer.

Reindeer in forest.

Reindeer Jokes That Will Sleigh You!

Get ready to chuckle at these hilarious sleigh jokes, reindeer jokes and, of course, Rudolph jokes!

9. What does a young reindeer want for Christmas? A pony sleigh station.

10. What do reindeer hang on their Christmas trees? Horn-aments.

11. Which reindeer has the cleanest antlers? Comet.

12. How do you get into a reindeer's house? By ringing the deer bell.

13. Why did Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer cross the road? Because it was tied to a chicken.

14. When should you give reindeer milk to a baby? When it's a baby reindeer!

15. Why doesn't Santa put reindeer milk in his coffee? Because he's on a non-deery diet.

16. Why didn't the reindeer go to school when he was younger? Because he was elf-taught.

17. What is Rudolph's favourite day of the year? Red Nose Day.

18. What's the difference between a knight and a reindeer? A knight is slaying the dragon and the reindeer is dragon the sleigh!

19. What do reindeer say before telling a joke? This one will sleigh you!

20. What's a reindeer's favourite game? Stable tennis.

21. What do reindeer say to their kids? I love you deerly.

22. What game do reindeer like to play? Truth or deer.

23. What do reindeer use to communicate? The antlernet.

24. Why does Dasher go out when it's wet? Because he is a rain-deer!

25. Why does Scrooge love reindeer? Because every buck is dear to him!

26. How do reindeer know which day it is? They check their calen-deer!

27. What's a dinosaur's least favourite reindeer? Comet.

28. Which reindeer used to laugh and call Rudolph names? Olive, the other reindeer.

29. How much do reindeer pay to park their sleigh? Nothing, it's on the house!

30. How do reindeer fly? By using their missile-toes.

31. Where do reindeer come from? Clouds.

32. What is the purpose of reindeer? To make the grass grow, sweetie.

33. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer? No, because they already have names.

34. What's the difference between a reindeer and a caribou? A reindeer can fly.

35. How many reindeer do you need to change a lightbulb? Eight: one to change the bulb and seven to hold Rudolph down!

36. Why do reindeer wear fur coats? Because they look silly in snowsuits.

37. Why don't you see reindeer in zoos? Because they can't afford a ticket.

38. Which of Santa's reindeer has the best dance moves? Dancer.

39. What did the reindeer say to the elf? Nothing, reindeer can't talk.

40. What do reindeer eat for breakfast? Deerios.

41. Where do reindeer write about their thoughts? In their deer-y.

42. What did the reindeer say when it won the lottery? Christmas be my lucky day.

43. Who won the race between Prancer and Rudolph? Rudolph did, by a nose.

44. What did Santa say when he stepped in a puddle? It must have reind-heer.

45. What do you get when you cross a reindeer with a skunk? Jingle smells.

46. What do reindeer like about rainy days? The reinbows.

47. What do you call a clever reindeer? Braindeer.

48. What did the Queen Deer say to her daughter on her 21st birthday? It's time to reign, dear.

49. What do reindeer sing to Santa on cold winter nights? Freeze a jolly good fellow.

50. What do you call a three-legged reindeer? Eileen.

51. How do you make a slow reindeer faster? Stop feeding it.

52. What do you call a construction worker at the North Pole? A crane-deer.

53. What looks like half a reindeer? The other half!

54. Which reindeer have the shortest legs? The smallest ones.

55. What do reindeer use to buy things? Jingle bills.

56. Why do reindeer call Christmas 'Noe'? Because they heard Santa say 'No L' when he walked by.

57. Which reindeer can jump higher than a house? All of them, houses can't jump.

58. Why did the reindeer ask the turkey to join their band? Because the turkey had drum sticks.

59. Where would you find reindeer? Where Santa left them.

Reindeer Knock Knock Jokes

Try not to laugh at these humourous knock knock jokes, with the odd Rudolph joke thrown in too!

60. Knock knock!

Who's there?


Olive who?

Olive the other reindeer!


61. Knock knock

Who's there?


Rudolph who?

Loving money is the Rudolph all evil.


62. Knock knock!

Who's there?


Reindeer who?

It looks like rain, dear!


63. Knock knock.

Who's there?


Anita who?

Anita lift please, Rudolph!


64. Knock knock

Who's there?


Rudolph who?

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer.

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Written by Temitope Adebowale

Bachelor of Fine Arts specializing in Fine and Studio Arts

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Temitope AdebowaleBachelor of Fine Arts specializing in Fine and Studio Arts

A Fine Art student from the Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, Temitope has a passion for learning and expressing herself creatively. She finds great reward in tutoring children from primary school up to sixth form. When she's not teaching or writing, you can find Temitope painting, editing photos, baking, or building LEGO with her nephew.

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