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17 Punny Halloween Costumes That Are Super Easy And Affordable

Don’t take yourself too seriously this Halloween. These punny costumes will have everyone howling when they finally get the joke.

1. Social Butterfly Costume

Calling all social media mavens! Grab a pair of wings and cut out your favorite social media logos to bloom into a literal social butterfly.

Get the Look! Butterfly wings, $9-$10

2. Freudian Slip Costume


Freudian slips- get it? 🎀 #punnyhalloween

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Slip into silky negligee and write “Freud” across a blank sash to pull off this psychology pun. Just don’t let your ego get in the way of this cute and easy costume.

Get the Look! Slip dress, $17; Sash, $9

3. Taco Belle Costume


Yo quiero Taco Bell #tacobelle

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Take your pick between being the Belle of the ball or a tasty late-night snack with this Disney-inspired punny Halloween costume.

Get the Look! Yellow dress, $25; Taco costume, $28

4. Pigs in a Blanket Costume


My full costume this weekend. #piginablanket #halloweekened #creativecostumesarethebest

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Keep cozy all night in this cheeky version of everyone’s favorite tailgate snack: pigs in a blanket.

Get the Look! Pig ears, nose and tail, $11; Blanket, $20 $18

5. Dunkin’ Donuts Costume


Just a minion causing trouble, what else is new 💛🍩🏀🎃 #dunkingdonut #minion #happyhalloween

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This clever costume will be a slam dunk at your Halloween party. Snag a couple of basketball jerseys and some fun donut floaties to make this a punny couples costume.

Get the Look! Basketball jersey (prices vary); Pool float, $20 $11

6. Hawaiian Punch Costume


Got a knockout fam‼️#hawaiianpunch

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Go ahead—drink the Kool-Aid.

Get the Look! Hula skirt, $6; Lei, $8 for 25; Boxing gloves, $26

7. Ceiling Fan Costume


it's punny #ceilingfan

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Channel your inner cheerleader with this punny costume. Grab some pom poms and some iron-on letters to become ceiling’s number one fan.

Get the Look! Skirt, $19-$20; Tube socks, $6; Pom poms, $8; Iron-on letters, $5

8. Oh Deer Costume


oh deer, it's Halloween! 🦌✨🎃 #ohdeer #fawnedofyou #buckoff #playonwords #punnycostume #happyhalloween #fawn

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This one is all about the makeup, but a faux fur vest (or coat, depending on the weather) wouldn’t hurt either. If you have long hair, try double top knots to look like ears.

Get the Look! Face paint, $14 $8; Vest, $32; Antlers, $13

9. Dust Bunny Costume

Go sweet or sexy with this easy and adorable dust bunny costume.

Get the Look! Bunny ears, $6; Duster, $10

10. Deviled Egg Costume

This is one sp-eggtactuar pun costume. Just add horns to this DIY cardboard cutout.

Get the Look! Red dress, $28; Devil horn set, $8

11. Formal Apology Costume

We’ll take any excuse to slip into our fave LBD and some fancy pearls for a night. Throw together this last-minute costume with a white sash, name tag, or sign to bring this formal apology to life.

Get the Look! Black dress, $138; Pearl necklace, $10; Sash, $9

12. Spice Girls Costume

Get your whole girl gang together for this group pun costume. Spice up these ladies’ look with a black bodycon dress under a bright red apron. (And yes, pumpkin spice is an option.)

Get the Look! Apron, $9; Black dress, $68 $27

13. French Toast Costume

The French girl inspo never stops. All’s you need is a striped shirt, beret, red scarf, and construction paper toast to complete the look.

Get the Look! Striped shirt, $28; Beret, $11; Neck scarf, $10

14. Chicken Strip Costume


IM A CHICKEN STRIP YA’LL!! 🐔💰#whataburger #punnycostume

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Shake your tail feather in this sexy chicken costume—dollar bills optional.

Get the Look! White bodysuit, $14; Orange tights, $13; Feather boa, $11

15. Beer on Tap Costume

This one’s perfect for the retired dancer. Just trade in the leotard for a vintage beer tee and jeans, and throw on your old tap shoes.

Get the Look! Vintage tee, $39; Tap shoes, $20-$35

16. Party Animals Costume


Animal party 🐯🐱 #party #animalcostume #cat #tiger #meow

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Slip into your black-tie attire for a fancy take on this punny costume. We love LC's woodland take on party animals with her BFFs.

Get the Look! Black dress, $56; Animal mask, $6

17. Takeout Costume


👯👯👯 @moschino

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Inspired by Jeremy Scott’s grocery bag dress, this t-shirt costume is every lazy girl’s dream. Carry around an empty takeout container to complete the look.

Get the Look! Graphic Tee, $19

Taylor Borde

Taylor is an Editor at and an alumna of Iowa State University. Aside from her sartorial love, she considers herself a documentary enthusiast and Frenchie aficionado. She is also shamelessly addicted to predictable rom coms and anything by Drake.

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