wordplay

wordplay
wordplay NOUN the witty exploitation of the meanings and ambiguities of words.

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  • Wordplay EP — is a two disc CD and DVD collection from Jason Mraz. The EP takes his second album Mr. A Z and couples it with live footage and refinished tracks from his first album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come . Track listing ;Disc 1 (CD) # Life Is Wonderful …   Wikipedia

  • Wordplay — Word play , n. A more or less subtle playing upon the meaning of words. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wordplay — also word play, 1855; see WORD (Cf. word) + PLAY (Cf. play) (v) …   Etymology dictionary

  • wordplay — [wʉrdplā΄] n. 1. subtle or clever exchange of words; repartee 2. punning or a pun …   English World dictionary

  • wordplay — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)dpleɪ[/t]] also word play N UNCOUNT Wordplay involves making jokes by using the meanings of words in an amusing or clever way …   English dictionary

  • Wordplay (disambiguation) — Wordplay can mean: * Word play, a literary technique in which the nature of the words used themselves become part of the subject of the work (e.g. puns, spoonerisms, etc.) ** List of forms of word play, a compiled list of wordplay techniques *… …   Wikipedia

  • Wordplay (game show) — Wordplay was a game show which ran on NBC from December 29 1986 September 4 1987, replacing the long running soap opera Search for Tomorrow. It was hosted by Tom Kennedy (occasional celebrity guest Jamie Farr filled in for one week) and announced …   Wikipedia

  • Wordplay (film) — Infobox Film name = Wordplay image size = caption = Promotional movie poster for the film director = Patrick Creadon producer = Christine O Malley writer = Patrick Creadon Christine O Malley narrator = starring = music = cinematography = editing …   Wikipedia

  • Wordplay (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Wordplay Type = Album Artist = ApologetiX Released = December 1, 2006 Recorded = Spring Fall of 2006 Genre = Christian/Parody/Comedy Length = 1:18:25 Label = Parodudes Producer = Karl Messner Reviews = *… …   Wikipedia

  • Wordplay (song) — Infobox Single Name = Wordplay Artist = Jason Mraz Album = Mr. A Z A side = B side = Released = May 29, 2006 Format = CD Recorded = 2005 Genre = Pop rock, alternative rock Length = 3:06 Label = Elektra Writer = Jason Mraz Producer = Jason Mraz… …   Wikipedia

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