double entendre

[ duhb-uh l ahn-tahn-druh, -tahnd; French doo-blahn-tahn-druh ]SEE DEFINITION OF double entendre
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This was no conventional—if the double entendre may be permitted—demonstration.

And so it was, though I had not been intending what the French call a double entendre at the time.

Here, however, it is probable that a double entendre was meant.

But, no indeed, I was quite innocent of any double entendre.

If it had double entendre, its existence had a double meaning.

And wasn't what he had just said very like what the French call a double entendre?

The Normans failed to see the "double entendre" of this reply.

He divined an innuendo, a double entendre in the speech that he did not comprehend, yet which enraged him.

Now large teeth do not lend themselves to well-spoken comedy scenes, to smiles, or to double entendre.

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