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double entendre

1. a word, phrase, etc., that can be interpreted in two ways, esp one having one meaning that is indelicate
2. the type of humour that depends upon such ambiguity
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There is absolutely no double meaning to it, although maybe it is done in a bit of an ambiguous way.
The product's logo, ``It's Out There,'' was also unveiled, revealing a double meaning for both the product launch and the game-play experience Sega Saturn delivers.
This contract extension has double meaning because Pasadena is where it all started for us in the Lone Star State.
Enterprise has claimed the basis for the "We'll Pick You Up" trademark lies in a double meaning of the phrase, which it says refers to the elevation of their customers' spirits.
Glances are often exchanged and conversations may include messages with a double meaning.
The tattoo has a double meaning because it's also Cody's initials.
However, hearing this cry would produce mixed emotions due to the double meaning involved, for one was either leaving or losing good shipmates and friends, if having just left a ship, or if one was on the way to join a new ship, wondering if the next lot would be as good as the last.
This week's contest has a double meaning, because the Trojans are playing for a bowl bid and playing crosstown rival UCLA.
And third, the double meaning of `IT' keeps true to BSG's heritage as an Information Technology leader, building systems using client/server technology and beyond.
There's a double meaning to the title of the new exhibition at the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, ``Cuando Hablan Los Santos: Contemporary Santero Traditions From Northern New Mexico.
Its facade a giant figural gable, the coral-green house seemed the veritable rejection of modern formalism, even while the sophisticated formal gestures in both surface and spatial composition were in' fact as much indebted to modernist collage as they were to the literary theories of double meaning and ambiguity that made the text of Complexity and Contradiction such a startling sea-change manifesto.
There's a double meaning on the stone arrangement,'' he explained.