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Categories: Use dmy dates from May 2016, Articles with short description, Word games, Comedy genres, Word play
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word play  homophonic pun  play-on-words  play on words  Plays on words
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Playing on words or speech sounds WordNet 3.0
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Playing on words or speech sounds WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Word play or wordplay is a literary technique and a form of wit in which words used become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect or amusement. Wikipedia
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Form of wit in which words used become the main subject of the work Wikidata
A technique in which the nature of the words used become part of the subject of the work, such as puns, phonetic mix-ups such as spoonerisms, obscure words and meanings, clever rhetorical excursions, oddly formed sentences, and telling character names. Wiktionary
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