65 Sweet Orange Puns And Jokes That Will Give You A New Zest For Life

Girl holding orange and laughing — orange puns and jokes.
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In addition to the fact that they’re downright delicious, oranges offer quite a lot. They’re fragrant, for one, and the vitamin C they’re chock full of helps the body in tons of ways: protecting cells against damage, boosting your immune system, fighting cancer-causing radicals, helping create collagen, and much more. Then there’s the fact that this delightful citrus fruit lends itself so naturally to humor. I mean, who among us doesn’t have a few orange puns or orange jokes up our sleeve?

Looking for even more citrus puns to add to your arsenal? If so, you’re in the right place. We’ve got orange jokes that will “ap-peel” to a broad audience. Both kids and grownups will think they’re a ton of fun, if not a bit cheesy. So, if you’re ready for some quality orange zingers, keep reading. Below, you’ll find our sidesplitting collection of orange jokes, puns, and one-liners to keep your whole family entertained.

Best Orange Puns and One-Liners

  1. Bitter late than never.
  2. I’m not sure if you know this, but I’m kind of a big peel.
  3. Better late than navel.
  4. All zest up, no place to grow!
  5. Don’t call us — peel call you.
  6. The next person that asks me for pineapple juice, cranberry juice, lemonade, and a slice of orange all in the same glass is gonna get a “punch.”
  7. I’m scared I’m turning orange. Hopefully, it’s just a pigment of my imagination!
  8. Help me orange things around here.
  9. I’m not half the person I juiced to be.
  10. Peel the burn.
  11. Orange you glad you met me?
  12. Fruity is only skin deep.
  13. Can you peel the love tonight?
  14. Back to the daily grind.
  15. All you seed is love.
  16. Mind your own squeezewax!
  17. You’re my zest friend.
  18. It’s all about the peel good factor.
  19. I give this orange the peel of approval.
  20. Rinders keepers!

Best Orange Jokes

  1. What happened when the orange broke out of prison?

All heck broke juice.

  1. Why did the orange fall out of the tree?

It went out on a limb.

  1. Why do oranges wear sunblock?

Because they peel.

  1. Last night I dreamt I was swimming in orange soda.

It turned out to be a “fanta-sea.”

  1. Why did the orange turn into orange juice?

It couldn’t handle the pressure.

  1. Why did the orange go out with the prune?

Lately, it’s been so hard to find a date.

  1. How do oranges communicate with one another?

They speak in Mandarin.

  1. What do you get when you stir orange soda with a stick?

A “fanta-stick” combination.

  1. Why did the orange stop in the middle of the road?

It ran out of juice.

  1. Why do oranges see so well?

Because they know to keep their eyes peeled.

  1. Why does the yogi meditate under the citrus tree?

Because it’s a sub-lime spot.

  1. Why did the orange go to the doctor?

It wasn’t “peeling” well.

  1. Why do oranges do well on tests?

They know how to concentrate.

  1. Why did the orange’s musical number receive a bad review?

Because it wasn’t an “orange-inal.”

  1. Why was the orange skeptical of everyone around him?

He was planted with a seed of doubt.

  1. What do you call a punctual citrus fruit?

A Clockwork Orange.

  1. A lemon says to an orange, “What are you up to?”

The orange replies, “Not much. Just hanging ‘round.”

  1. Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Banana. Banana who? Knock, knock. Who’s there? Banana. Banana who? Knock, knock. Who’s there? Orange. Orange who? Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?

  1. What did the orange do the night before the exam?

He put his nose to the “g-rind-stone” and read the entire textbook.

  1. Why did the orange get pulled over while driving?

He kept peeling out.

  1. What did the orange say before he started his new job?

“The zest is yet to come!”

  1. What is a vampire’s favorite fruit?

A blood orange.

  1. What happened when an orange, an apple, and a banana all went on a picnic together?

They had a “fruit-ful” day.

  1. Why couldn’t the orange dance in the talent show without his partner?

Because it takes two to “tang-o.”

  1. What rhymes with orange?

No, it doesn’t.

  1. What’s orange and sounds like a parrot?

A carrot.

  1. Why was the orange feeling sad?

It lost its zest for life.

  1. Did you hear about the orange boxer?

He got beaten to a pulp.

  1. Why are oranges so observant?

They’re full of vitamin “see.”

  1. Why did the orange cry?

Someone hurt its peelings.

  1. What happens when you rub two oranges together?

You get Pulp Friction.

  1. What did the oranges do after concluding the meeting?

They peeled the deal.

  1. Why did the orange come back after it was thrown in the garbage?

It was a boom-orange.

  1. Which Star Wars character was the orange cast for?

Emperor Pulpatine.

  1. What do oranges like to listen to?

Musical com-peel-ations.

  1. Why was the orange the valedictorian of her class?

She was the zest in class.

  1. What did the orange say before jumping into the juicer?

“The zest is yet to come!”

  1. Why did the orange refuse her parents’ insistence that she get engaged?

She was against orange-d marriages.

  1. What is a vampire’s favorite fruit?

Blood orange.

  1. Why did the orange help the old lady cross the road?

To do a random act of rindness.

  1. What would Santa’s name be if he wore orange instead of red?

Fanta Claus.

  1. What happened when the orange, apple, and banana went on a picnic?

They had a fruit-ful day.

  1. Why did the orange get insurance?

Zest in case.

  1. Knock, knock.

Who’s there? Orange. Orange who? Orange you going to open the door.

  1. What did one orange say to its friend telling a wild story?

“That’s un-peel-ievalbe!”