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English definition of “double entendre”

double entendre

noun [C] uk   /ˌduː.bl̩.ɑːnˈtɑːn.drə/ us  
a word or phrase that might be understood in two ways, one of which is usually sexualLinguistic terms and linguistic styleForeign words and phrases used in English
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