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DOUBLE ENTENDRE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does double entendre mean? 

DOUBLE ENTENDRE (noun)
  The noun DOUBLE ENTENDRE has 1 sense:

1. an ambiguity with one interpretation that is indelicate

  Familiarity information: DOUBLE ENTENDRE used as a noun is very rare.


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DOUBLE ENTENDRE (noun)


Sense 1double entendre [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An ambiguity with one interpretation that is indelicate

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("double entendre" is a kind of...):

ambiguity (an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context)


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