- Wordplay is defined as a pun or a clever twist on words.
An example of wordplay is the famous pun, "A will is a dead giveaway."
wordplay definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- subtle or clever exchange of words; repartee
- punning or a pun
wordplay definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Witty or clever verbal exchange; repartee.
- The act or an instance such exchange.