double-entendre definition

  • noun:
    • A word or expression having a double definition, particularly when the next meaning is risqué.
    • the employment of such a word or expression; ambiguity.
    • alternate spelling of dual entendre.
    • A word or appearance admitting of a double interpretation, among which is frequently obscure or indelicate.
    • A word or term with two meanings, or admitting of two interpretations, one of that will be often obscure or indelicate.
    • an ambiguity with one explanation that's indelicate

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