equivoque


equi·voque

noun \ˈe-kwə-ˌvōk, ˈē-\

Definition of EQUIVOQUE

1
:  an equivocal word or phrase; specifically :  pun
2
a :  double meaning
b :  wordplay

Variants of EQUIVOQUE

equi·voque also equi·voke \ˈe-kwə-ˌvōk, ˈē-\

Origin of EQUIVOQUE

French équivoque, from équivoque equivocal, from Late Latin aequivocus
First Known Use: 1599

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