Double Entendre

A double entendre is a figure of speech in which a spoken phrase is devised to be understood in either of two ways. Typically one of the interpretations is rather obvious whereas the other is more subtle. The more subtle of the interpretations is sometimes sexually suggestive. It may also convey a message that would be socially awkward, or even offensive, to state directly. (The Oxford English Dictionary describes a double entendre as being used to "convey an indelicate meaning".)A double entendre may exploit puns to convey the second meaning. Double entendres generally rely on multiple meanings of words, or different interpretations of the same primary meaning.
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    … path, we knew there would be no shortage of good ideas.” The campaign does, indeed, takes on a promiscuous tone with two commercials. In Confessions, a group of women do the double entendre thing seemingly discussing morning sex saying things like, “Everyone else seems to like it, but I don’t like it. Maybe there’s something wrong with me?” “My…

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