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double meaning

noun as in double entendre

noun as in equivocalness

noun as in play on words

noun as in pun


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Example Sentences

The name, however, clearly has a double meaning, with Viktor selecting gold as her main material for producing her art.

I cannot too severely censure the habit of using sentences which admit of a double meaning.

There is seldom, if ever, any grossness in these spontaneous songs of the people—never indecency or double meaning.

His gorilla features grinned wickedly, while he let fall some words of double meaning which painfully disconcerted everyone.

But she was ashamed of her double meaning, with those round, eager eyes upon her.

John hears and believes; he is not suspicious enough to put a double meaning upon the words.

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On this page you'll find 207 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to double meaning, such as: doubt, uncertainty, vagueness, anagram, doubtfulness, and dubiety.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.