a word or phrase with two meanings, one of which is generally indecent, improper or otherwise downright naughty
an ambiguity with one interpretation that is indelicate
a figure of speech A figure of speech, sometimes termed a rhetorical figure or device, or elocution, is a word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language
a word or expression capable of more than one interpretation
a word or phrase with more than one meaning, usually two, as the title suggests
A phrase that can be interpreted in two different ways; one meaning is "innocent," the other is usually sexual.
words or figure of speech used so that it can be understood in two ways, one of which is usually sexual or slighting. The words mean "double understanding" in French.
A double entendre is a figure of speech similar to the pun, in which a spoken phrase can be understood in either of two ways. The first, literal meaning is an innocent one, while the second meaning is often ironic or risquÃ© and requires the hearer to have some additional knowledge. Although an expression made of French words, it is not correct modern French; the French use the term double sens ("double sense [or meaning]") for such phrases.