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English definition of “as the actress said to the bishop”

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as the actress said to the bishop

mainly UK humorous
used to show that someone has said something that could have another meaning connected to sex: It slides right into the hole, as the actress said to the bishop.
Translations of “as the actress said to the bishop”
in Chinese (Traditional) 詼諧地暗示前者的言語有情色意味…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诙谐地暗示前者的言语有情色意味…
(Definition of as the actress said to the bishop from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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