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You’ll Fall Head Over Heels For These Love Puns

How do you know you’re in love? This isn’t a Cosmo quiz, but one way you can tell is if you find yourself drawn to corny puns. That’s because love makes us feel silly, and when we get silly, our word choices get silly too.

If you need proof, just consider all the cheesy sayings that always seem to come out of the woodwork around Valentine’s Day. Or better yet, check out the following list of puns about love. If these silly sayings don’t induce groans, you must be in love (or at least in love with puns).

You'll fall head over heels for these love puns

Animals | Food | Pickup Lines | I Love You


Here are some romantic puns involving animals. Coordinate them with a matching plushie, and you have a perfectly punny gift for your sweetie.

  • There might be other fish in the sea, but you’re my sole mate.
  • There might be other fish in the sea, but you're my sole mate

  • I’m fawned of you.
  • I love you deerly.
  • Let’s spend some koala-ty time together.
  • Just thought I would bear my soul and tell you how much I love you.
  • Life without you would be un-bear-able.
  • This may sound squirrelly, but I’m nuts about you.
  • The cat’s out of the bag – I love you purry much.
  • I’m not kitten when I say you’re the cat’s meow.
  • Life without you would be doggone ruff.
  • I’m one lucky dog to have someone like you.
  • I ain’t lion when I say I love you a lot.
  • I love having you as a snuggle bunny.
  • You’re my tweetheart.
  • You’re turtle-ly awesome.
  • I’m o-fish-ally in love with you.
  • You give my life porpoise.
  • You give me butterflies.
  • I whale always love you.
  • Just thought I otter tell you how much I care about you.
  • Honey, you are un-bee-lievable.


Giving someone candy or other food is a tried-and-true method for winning them over. Attaching a pun only sweetens the deal.

  • I donut want to glaze over the fact that I love you a hole bunch.
  • I donut want to glaze over the fact that I love you a hole bunch

  • You and I make a great pear.
  • You’re my butter half.
  • [Candy] Life with you is so sweet.
  • [Bananas] I’m head over peals for you.
  • You fit me to a tea.
  • I’m nuts about you. You make me come out of my shell.
  • I love you berry much.
  • I cherry-ish you.
  • Chew on this: I love you.
  • Sorry if this is extra cheesy, but you have a pizza my heart.
  • Muffin can ever come between us.
  • Olive you.
  • I love you s’more and s’more each day.

If you’re giving sweets, you might also want to check out this list of punny candy bar sayings.

Pickup Lines

Here are some ultra-cheesy pickup lines featuring puns.

  • Do you give rides to the zoo? Because you drive me wild.
  • Do you give rides to the zoo? Because you drive me wild.

  • Your name must be Autumn, because I’m fall-ing hard for you.
  • You must be a geologist because you rock my world.
  • You can donate blood to me anytime, because you’re just my type.
  • This may sound sketchy, but I’m really drawn to you. Must be because you’re picture-perfect.
  • Better let me give you a ride. You might get pulled over for driving while intoxicating.
  • Is this a laboratory? Because you and I have great chemistry.
  • You’re under arrest for stealing my heart and taking my breath away.
  • Is there a cardiologist in the house? Because you’re making my heart skip a beat.
  • Can I ask for directions? Because I’ve gotten lost in your eyes.

More “I Love You” Puns

Finally, here are a few more ways to say “I love you” using silly wordplay.

  • You’re my one and only, my soulmate and my sole mate.
  • You're my one and only, my soulmate and my sole mate

  • The time we spend together is like a hot dog. I relish it.
  • You light my fire, probably because you’re my perfect match.
  • You make my heart erupt like a volcano. What I’m trying to say is, I lava you. Sorry if I’m gushing.
  • I can never stay mad at you, but I will always stay mad about you.
  • You complete my puzzle, and I will always love you to pieces.
  • As you can clearly see, eye fell in love with you at first sight.
  • I love you with all of my heart, and many of my other organs as well.
  • You’re my compass. I’d be lost without you.

As you can see, love is undoubtedly one of the most pun-ishing emotions. If you’re still yearning for more, check out this collection of homecoming proposal puns.

Mat Jobe