Definition of double meaning in English:

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double meaning


A meaning that can be interpreted in more than one way: the title of the film has a double meaning [as modifier]: a double-meaning punchline
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  • The book's subtitle, 'Her Voice in Paradise', has a double meaning.
  • You need a handbook for guys just to understand the double meaning to everything they say!
  • He knew without a doubt there was a double meaning to her words.

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