play with words/language

Definition of play with words/language

:to use words that sound similar or that have several different meanings especially in a clever or funny way

Word by Word Definitions

play play
  1. : swordplay

  2. : game, sport

  3. : the conduct, course, or action of a game

  1. : to engage in sport or recreation : frolic

  2. : to have sexual relations

  3. : to move aimlessly about : trifle

word play words
  1. : something that is said

  2. : talk, discourse

  3. : the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. : speak

  2. : to express in words : phrase

language play
  1. : the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community

  2. : audible, articulate, meaningful sound as produced by the action of the vocal organs

  3. : a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures, or marks having understood meanings


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