Definition of wordplay in English:

wordplay

Syllabification: word·play
Pronunciation: /ˈwərdˌplā
 
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noun

  • The witty exploitation of the meanings and ambiguities of words, especially in puns.
    More example sentences
    • But instead of name calling and personal attacks, the weapons of choice are logic, wordplay and witty repartee.
    • No, stop it, George - really, you're killing us with your witty wordplay.
    • However, anyone up for catchy tunes and witty wordplay will be rewarded by this album's warm left-field charm and intelligence.
    Synonyms
    punning, puns, play on words; wit, witticisms, repartee

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