50 Ant Puns That Are Brilli-ant

Emily Munden
Dec 12, 2023 By Emily Munden
Originally Published on Oct 15, 2020
Fact-checked by Isobel Murphy
Working ants are walking on the branches to protect the nest in the forest.

There is no denying that ants are an import-ant part of the animal kingdom, not to mention showing up to every summer picnic we throw.

We've put together a list of undoubtedly the funniest ant puns out there that will be sure to have kids giggling every time they see one.

Ant Antics

Have a look at these puns about what an ant gets up to in his spare time.

1. There's never any ants at Church. They're in sects.

2. We just moved in next door to an ant family. They were tenants.

3. Plants get excited when they're about to get watered. So much ant-icipation.

4. Fake ants don't bunk off school. Only truants.

5. I knew two ants that ran away to get married. They anteloped.

6. There's been an ant on my table since Saturday. I think he might be permanant.

7. I saw a tick the other day sitting beside an ant. They were up to all sorts of antics.

8. Anteaters never seem to get ill. They're full of antibodies.

9. I pulled all the legs off an ant once. They ended up six feet apart.

10. Many ants just don't like to accept help from the others. They are very independant.

11. One of the ants in my garden has been shunned by the rest. He's socially dissed ant.

12. God put the first ant on Earth, he couldn't be persuaded to sin, no matter how tempted. He was adamant.

13. I stopped an ant while he was walking. He got antsy.

14. Every year many ants go to the same place on holiday. You can't beat a trip to Antigua.

15. The baby ant seemed a bit nervous. I could tell he was antsy.

Ant Interactions

We've all got some funny ant-ecdotes from times we've met ants.

16. I accidentally stepped on an ant. I had to call an antbulance.

17. My house got infested with ants. My dad doesn't care, he's ignorant.

18. My brother is annoying. I'm beginning to get sick of his ant-ics.

19. My friend saw an ant carrying a leaf five times its weight, and said, "can you imagine being that strong?" I said, "yes," and picked up the leaf.

20. I brought an ant a cup of tea once. I was embarrassed when it told me it was lactose intoler-ant.

21. The ants that lived in my garden said they're moving across the border. That will make them emigrants.

Ant Careers

You can't call an ant lazy when you see how many jobs ants can do!

22. I met an ant who could count. He was an account ant.

23. An ant I knew used to do a funny ant dance when I was sad. He was an anti-depress ant.

24. If I had to employ a bug to work for me it would definitely be an ant. They're great servants.

25. There's an ant living by the bins in my back alley. He must be a peasant.

26. I went to have my future read, and the fortune teller brought out an ant. I was pretty confused, but she assured me it was a clairvoyant.

27. The best kind of ant to give you advice is a consultant.

28. I hate fire ants. Every time we have an infestation I buy a whole colony of fire resist ants.

29. Ants are very hard working when they join the army. You usually end up calling them Lieutenant.

30. The queen ant's job is to keep her colony in order. She must prevent ant-archy.

31. When ants turn 16 they often join the army. They're quite militant.

Ant Description Puns

You'll find these puns about ants absolutely f-antastic.

32. You'll be able to tell an ant's gender if you put it in a glass of water. If it sinks, it's a girl ant. If it floats - buoyant.

33. Male ants are always uncles.

34. Ants love French history. They're big fans of Napoleant.

35. Most people don't realise that ants can do science, but most studied Albert Antstein.

36. Ants don't get coronavirus. They're full of antibodies.

37. I met a confident male fire ant the other day. He was flamboyant.

38. I found a 100 year old ant. It was an antique.

39. Ants always smell great because they wear deodorant.

40. Some ants are just born to disobey. They're defiant.

41. There are some ants that are just a cut above all the rest. They're very fantsy.

42. I saw an ant wearing  earrings yesterday. She looked elegant.

43. Some ants just don't get warm. They're coolants.

44. I met the cleverest ant in the world once. He was brilliant.

45. I  once saw an ant with the legs of a frog. I've never seen an antphibian before.

46. My mum told me ants are tiny, she's clearly never seen an elephant.

47. I once knew an ant with five pairs of eyes sticking out of his head. He went by the name Ant-ten-eye.

48. Ants look silly with big hair. It's too bouffant.

49. I met an ant the size of an elephant once. He was a giant.

50. I met a 100 year old ant who could live forever. He is a perman-ant.

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Written by Emily Munden

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Emily Munden

An experienced Londoner, Emily loves to discover new and exciting places in the city, especially with her two younger brothers. She has a passion for fashion and design and is also involved in art charities that facilitate workshops for children with special needs and difficult home lives. Emily is a trained life coach and enjoys writing about general wellness, mindfulness, and healthy relationships.

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Isobel MurphyBachelor of Arts specializing in History

With a love for exploring cities and finding outdoor spaces to enjoy, Isobel has spent her life exploring various cities in the UK, from her hometown of Surrey to Birmingham where she studied history for three years. She is passionate about sports and enjoys watching and playing, as well as baking and spending quality time with her loved ones.

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