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double entendre

Plural form of double entendre.

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  • From French double + entendre; however, the phrase is unused and ungrammatical in French.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'double entendre':

double entendreA phrase that has two meanings, especially where one is innocent and literal, the other risqué, bawdy, or ironic; an innuendo..
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