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double entendre

dou·ble en·ten·dre / änˈtändrə/ • n. (pl. dou·ble en·ten·dres pronunc. same) a word or phrase open to two interpretations, one of which is usually risqué or indecent. ∎  humor using such words or phrases.

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double entendre

double entendre XVII. — F. phr. (rare) ‘double understanding’; see DOUBLE, INTEND.

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