equivoque

noun equi·voque \ ˈe-kwə-ˌvōk , ˈē- \
variants: or less commonly equivoke

Definition of equivoque

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

Origin and Etymology of equivoque

French équivoque, from équivoque equivocal, from Late Latin aequivocus


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