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1. Witty or clever verbal exchange; repartee.
2. The act or an instance of such exchange.
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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) verbal wit based on the meanings and ambiguities of words; puns, clever repartee, etc
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1. clever or subtle repartee; verbal wit.
2. a play on words; pun.
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|Noun||1.||wordplay - a humorous play on words; "I do it for the pun of it"; "his constant punning irritated her"|
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noun puns, wit, punning, repartee, witticisms He amused friends and colleagues with his clever wordplay.
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wordplayword play [ˈwɜːrdpleɪ] n → jeu m de mots, jeu m de motword processing word-processing [ˌwɜːrdˈprəʊsɛsɪŋ]
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wordplay[ˈwɜːdˌpleɪ] n → gioco di parole
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