55 Jokes About Bugs

Here are 55 funny bug jokes and the best bug puns to crack you up. These jokes about bugs are great bug jokes for kids and adults.

Here is our top list of bug dad jokes. Find your favorite puns about bugs, have a laugh, then share and enjoy this bug humor with others.

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Bug puns

Here are some of our favorite dad jokes about bugs that are also awesome bug jokes for adults and kids to be told!

  1. What do you call a female bug? A lady bug.
  2. What kind of bug hates Christmas? A humbug.
  3. What kind of bugs smell the best? Deodorants.
  4. Why was the bird nervous about the bug-eating contest? Because it had butterflies in their stomach.
  5. While escaping from the police, what did one bug say to the other? You butterfly.
  1. What do you call it when someone dies from drinking insect spray? Insecticide.
  2. What do you get if you cross a rabbit with an insect? Bugs bunny.
  3. Which insect is the hardest to understand? The mumble-bee.
  4. What do insects learn at school? Mothmatics.
  5. What does a caterpillar do on New Years Day? Turns over a new leaf.
  1. What is the last thing to go through a bugs mind as it hits your windshield? It’s butt.
  2. How do we know that insects are so clever? Because they always know when your eating outside.
  3. Why did the blood-sucking insect learn Latin? They wanted to be a roman-tick.
  4. Why couldn’t the butterflies attend the dance?  It was a mothball. 
  5. Why did the principal hate insect jokes? She found them to bee irritating.
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  1. What do you call an insect on the moon? A lunar tick.
  2. How do bees get to school? On the school buzz.
  3. What does a talkative caterpillar become?  A social butterfly.
  4. What do you call a spider with 8 eyes?  A spiiiiiiiider. 
  5. Why did the police want to arrest the spider? She put a bug in the world wide web.
  1. What did the firefly eat at the party?  A light snack. 
  2. What do you call a butterfly who loves the city?  An urban moth. 
  3. Can a cricket jump higher than a building?  Yes. Buildings can’t jump.
  4. Why can’t you trust spiders Because they spin stories on the web.
  5. Did you hear about the new app where ticks do funny dances? It’s called Tick-Talk.
  1. What social media app do insects use? Tick Tok.
  2. What’s the difference between a butterfly and a fly?  A butterfly can fly, but a fly can’t butterfly. 
  3. Can bees fly in the rain? Not without their yellow jackets.
  4. What food delivery service do insects like best? Grub Hub.
  5. What do you get if you cross a bee with a dog? A beegle.
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Bug one liners

Here are some great bug joke one liners that you can quip whenever someone is talking about bugs.

  1. My friend and I opened a gym for ants. He thinks the business is failing and wants to quit, but I refused and told him, “no way; we’re still working out the bugs.”
  2. My dad said I should watch the movie about the giant bug…He said it was XL-ant.
  3. I had a bug on my window, the pest control guy identified it as a “glasshopper”.
  4. People who cannot distinguish between etymology and entomology bug me in ways I cannot put into words.
  5. Yesterday, I thought I had a bug in my pants…It was just my fly.
  1. A fly just fell into my butter. Now it’s a butterfly.
  2. Ants really bug me.
  3. There is a variety of bugs even smarter than talking parrots. They are the spelling bees.
  4. I don’t like any insects, huge or small. They really bug me.
  5. A man went to the doctor complaining that he kept seeing some insect buzzing around him. The doctor just told him not to worry; it was just a bug that was going around.
  1. I opened a nightclub and hired some small insects to discourage shady people from entering. The insects were my deter ants.
  2. I had a friend who was a CIA agent. One day she arrived at a hotel in Egypt, where dead insects were all over the floor. She was sweeping for bugs all day.
  3. I decided to develop an exercise routine for insects. It’s not going that well. Guess I have to work out the bugs.
  4. My mother recently bought a trap to help with our bug infestation problem. But it wasn’t successful. I let her know that we need to find some different ANTS-ers.
  5. Today I saw a rabbit that had beetles all over it. It was a Bugs Bunny.
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Best bug jokes

These next funny bug puns are some of our best jokes and puns about bugs!

  1. What do you call a rabbit with fleas? Bugs Bunny.
  2. Why do lightning bugs get A’s in school? They’re very bright.
  3. How do bees brush their hair? With a honeycomb.
  4. What do you call a dead fly?  A flew. 
  5. Where do bugs get off the train? At the infestation.
  1. Why are frogs always happy? Because they eat whatever is “bugging” them.
  2. What do you call a bug that hesitates before biting something? A nervous tick.
  3. Why was the bug carrying the bottle of air freshener? It was a deodor-ant.
  4. Why do so few bugs live on military bases? Because of the strict no-fly zones.
  5. What do you call a bug with a bad perm? A frizz-bee.

Final thoughts

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