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Definition of double entendre noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


double entendre

NAmE//ˌdʌbl ɑnˈtɑndrə//
, NAmE//ˌdublɑnˈtɑndrə//
(from French)
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a word or phrase that can be understood in two different ways, one of which usually refers to sex
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: double entendre