Simple Definition of double entendre
: a word or expression that can be understood in two different ways with one way usually referring to sex
Full Definition of double entendre
plural double entendres play \same also -ˈtäⁿz; -ˈtän-drəz\
1 : ambiguity of meaning arising from language that lends itself to more than one interpretation
2 : a word or expression capable of two interpretations with one usually risqué
Examples of double entendre
The song's title is a double entendre.
Origin of double entendre
obsolete French, literally, double meaning
First Known Use: 1673
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