Double-entendre Definition

dŭbəl-än-tändrə, do͝o-bläɴ-täɴdrə
double-entendres
noun
A term with two meanings, esp. when one of them has a risqué or indecorous connotation.
Webster's New World
The use of such a term or terms; ambiguity.
Webster's New World
(nonstandard) Plural form of double entendre.
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Origin of Double-entendre

  • Obsolete French double double entendre to mean, interpretation

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French double (“double”) + entendre (“to mean, to understand”).

    From Wiktionary

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