What is the meaning of Entendre?
: a word or expression capable of two interpretations with one usually risqué
What is a triple Entendre?
A triple entendre is a phrase that can be understood in any of three ways, such as in the back cover of the 1981 Rush album Moving Pictures which shows a moving company carrying paintings out of a building while people are shown being emotionally moved and a film crew makes a “moving picture” of the whole scene.
What is a phrase with two meanings?
A double-entendre is a phrase or figure of speech that could have two meanings or that could be understood in two different ways.
How do you use innuendo in a sentence?
Innuendo sentence example
- He offered an innuendo about the drinking problem.
- Their method was to use innuendo, loaded questions and smears.
- The big buyers of advertising use innuendo all the time.
- But one should bear in mind that traditional British pantomime generally includes mild innuendo.
What’s the meaning of innuendo?
1a: an oblique allusion: hint, insinuation especially: a veiled or equivocal reflection on character or reputation.
What does Malapropism mean?
1: the usually unintentionally humorous misuse or distortion of a word or phrase especially: the use of a word sounding somewhat like the one intended but ludicrously wrong in the context “Jesus healing those leopards” is an example of malapropism.
What are homonyms give 2 examples?
If they are pronounced the same then they are also homophones (and homonyms) – for example, bark (the sound of a dog) and bark (the skin of a tree). If they are pronounced differently then they are also heteronyms – for example, bow (the front of a ship) and bow (a ranged weapon).
What do you call a phrase that contradicts itself?
Use oxymoron to refer to a word or phrase that contradicts itself, usually to create some rhetorical effect.
When a word has two opposite meanings?
A contronym (also called a contranym or an autoantonym) is a word with two meanings that happen to be the opposite of each other.
What does 39 mean sexually?
Pansexual (38) and Omnisexual (39) are “terms used to describe people who have romantic, sexual or affectionate desire for people of all genders and sexes.”
What is false innuendo?
False Innuendo: An alternative meaning which the ordinary, reasonable person who can read between the lines would infer from the words is known as the ‘false innuendo‘ meaning. The words complained of must have been published by the person sued to a third party.
What does bread and butter mean sexually?
8) Bread and Butter
This one really is quite rude. Back in the 1800s their filthy minds were drawn to the slipperiness of two buttered pieces of bread sliding against one another. Naturally, it became innuendo for sex.