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double entendrenoun [C]

uk   /ˌduː.bəl ɑːnˈtɑːn.drə/ us   /ˌduː.bəl ɑːnˈtɑːn.drə/
a word or phrase that might be understood in two ways, one of which is usually sexual
(Definition of double entendre from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指含猥亵含意的)双关语…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指含猥褻含意的)雙關語…
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