50 Grinch Jokes And Puns That Are More Likeable

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Jessica Amlee


The Grinch is a Christmas character that’s become as iconic as jingle bells and mistletoe. Originating from Dr. Seuss’s classic tale, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!,” this green curmudgeon is known for his heart two sizes too small and his comical disdain for all things merry and bright. His mischievous plot to snatch away the holiday joy from the Whos of Whoville has charmed readers and viewers for generations. The Grinch’s notoriety as the ultimate holiday humbug makes him a perfect subject for a little festive ribbing, setting the stage for those who like their Christmas cheer with a side of snark.

Grinch jokes playfully needle the very essence of his grouchy persona, turning his scowls into smiles and laughter. They’re a holiday tradition for those who find a little bit of the Grinch in themselves around this time of year. These puns add a dash of spice to the sweet holiday season, reminding us that even the grumpiest among us have a place in the yuletide festivities. As the Grinch himself learned, perhaps even a heart that’s two sizes too small can grow three sizes through the power of laughter.

Funny Grinch Jokes

Why doesn’t the Grinch like knock knock jokes?
Because there’s always Whos there!

Yo mama so poor, The Grinch didn’t rob her.

Did you hear Magnum is coming out with a special edition Grinch condom?
It’s for 39 and a half foot poles.

Why couldn’t the Grinch steal Christmas?
Because of the Santa clause.

Why is the Grinch such a good gardener?
He has a green thumb.

How fast did the Grinch’s sled go?
Max speed.

Twas the night before Christmas, in Who-ville so bright,
Not a Who was stirring in the soft moonlight.
Stockings were hung by the chimney with glee,
Unaware of the Grinch, as sly as could be.

The Who-kids were dreaming of sugar and sweets,
While the Grinch lurked outside, planning his feats.
With a heart two sizes too small, and a frown,
He tiptoed in town, all dressed in a gown.

Down the chimney he went, with a sack and a sneer,
“Stealing Christmas,” he thought, “is my mission this year!”
He snatched up the toys, the gifts, and the feast,
Grinning ear to ear, that sly, crafty beast.

But what he heard next made him pause in his tracks,
A small Who singing, not focusing on what he lacks.
It wasn’t the gifts or the feast or the tree,
But the joy of together, as clear as could be.

The Grinch’s small heart then grew three sizes that night,
He returned all the gifts, making everything right.
With a smile and a laugh, he joined in their song,
Realizing at last where he truly belonged.

As the first light of dawn broke over the hill,
The Grinch felt the warmth, a new joyous thrill.
“Christmas,” he said, “is more than just play,
It’s about love and joy, each and every day!”

Why did the elf look so mad?
He had a resting Grinch face.

Why did the Grinch go to the bottle store?
To find some Christmas spirit.

What is the Grinch’s least favorite rap group?
Who-Tang Clan.

The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! Now, please don’t ask why. No one quite knows the reason. It could be his head wasn’t screwed on just right. It could be, perhaps, that his shoes were too tight.
But people think that the most likely reason of all may have been that he was Jewish.

Did you hear what the Rabbi said about The Grinch?
He was just happy he didn’t steal their Jewvilations.

How did the Grinch know to average all of the presents he stole, so that each Who in Whoville got the same amount returned to them?
He’s a mean one, Mr. Grinch.

Yo mama so ugly, not even the Grinch wanted to steal her Christmas.

Why was Grinch afraid of Santa?
Because he was claustrophobic.

Why did Grinch steal any vegetables from Whoville?
Because no one will carrot all if they were gone.

Knock, knock.
(Who’s there?)
(Canoe Who?)
Canoe named the mean, green character who stole Christmas.

Yo mama so ugly, they thought the Grinch was coming early.

What is the Grinch’s favorite board game?

How did the Grinch go home from the Christmas party?
He took an Who-ber.

Where did the Grinch keep all his money?
In the snowbank.

Yo mama so ugly, she replaced Jim Carrey when The Grinch movie got a remake!

If someone who hates Christmas is called a Grinch, what do you call someone who hates Valentine’s Day?

Why didn’t the Grinch steal any utensils?
He thought it wasn’t worth the whisk.

Recommended: Dr. Seuss Jokes

What is the Grinch’s favorite musical group?
The Who.

Knock, knock.
(Who’s there?)
That’s right, the who’s are here!

What did the Grinch say to the baker?
“Give all your dough.”

In what Texas city does the Grinch live?

How fast did the Grinch’s sleigh go?
Max Speed.

Why does the Grinch hate Christmas?
Because it makes him green with envy!

What does the Grinch eat for dessert?
Heist cream!

What’s the Grinch’s favorite song?

Yo mama so fat, she became the Grinch of trick or treat.

Recommended: Reindeer Jokes

Knock, knock.
(Who’s there?)
(June who?)
June know the mean, green character who stole Christmas.

Why did the Grinch get a burglar alarm?
Because he needs to get up on time!

Where does the Grinch go to watch movies?

Why did the Grinch want to go down the chimney?
Because it sooted him.

What is the Grinch’s favorite holiday?

Recommended: Elf Jokes

Yo mama so easy, The Grinch has a book about how she stole his virginity.

Knock, knock.
(Who’s there?)
(Heather who?)
Heather grinch stole Christmas.

What happened when the Grinch went to the flea circus?
He stole the show.

Why can’t the Grinch get down from the mountain?
You can only get down from a goose.

Why was the Grinch invited to the Cinco de Mayo party?
They thought he was a giant avocado.

What is the Grinch’s favorite breakfast dish?
Green Eggs and Ham!

What one thing became more clear as you got older?
Why the Grinch wanted to live alone with his dog.

Yo mama so fat, when The Grinch raided her fridge, he took all day.

What would the Grinch call a prostitute?
A Whoore.

Recommended: Snowman Jokes

What kind of power does the Grinch’s sleigh have?
Max-imum power.

Why did the grinch cross the road?
He has too much longer leg.

Why is the Grinch seeking out a contract lawyer?
To help get rid of the Santa Clauses.

Yo mama so ugly, when the Grinch stole Christmas, he skipped her house.

Knock, knock.
(Who’s there?)
(Noah who?)
Noah anymore good Grinch jokes?

Put your own Grinch puns and one-liners in the comments section!

Jessica Amlee, born in 1996 in Laughlin, Nevada, is a delightful humorist and joke writer with a penchant for puns. She studied at Emerson College, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Comedy. Jessica's comedic style combines snappy one-liners and observational humor, making her a rising star in the world of comedy.

3 thoughts on “50 Grinch Jokes And Puns That Are More Likeable”

  1. It was the night before Christmas
    Not quite like the one last year
    Something was quite fishy
    You could smell it in the air
    Santa’s on the run I heard
    Looks like he’s day’s begun
    He’s holding up every mall
    In every city and town
    He’s looking quite peculiar
    In his Santa suit
    I saw him on a motorcycle.


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