double entendre

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double entendre

A word or phrase that can have two interpretations, one of which is usually humorous, insulting, or sexual in nature. The old man kept working double entendres into conversation, hoping to make the young ladies laugh, but instead he just made them uncomfortable.
See also: double
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But a double entendre name is not always a sore point.
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So keeping him out of Church is less of a double entendre and more a single entendre isn't it?
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