Paronomasia

• (n.) A play upon words; a figure by which the same word is used in different senses, or words similar in sound are set in opposition to each other, so as to give antithetical force to the sentence; punning.
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Paronomasia

Par`o·no·ma'si·a noun [ Latin , from Greek ..., from ... to form a word by a slight change; para` beside + ... to name, from ... a name.] (Rhet.) A play upon words; a figure by which the same word is used in different senses, or words similar in sound are set in opposition to e...
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Paronomasia

A play on words, often for humorous effect.
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paronomasia

paronomasia 1. Word play; punning. 2. A pun.
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paronomasia

play on words; punning
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paronomasia

punning, a play of meaning by yoking similar-sounding words. See Pun.
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Paronomasia

Punning, a play of meaning by yoking similar-sounding words. See pun.
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Paronomasia

use of similar sounding words; often etymological word-play.
*...culled cash, or cold cash, and then it turned into a gold cache. E.L. Doctorow, Billy Bathgate
*Thou art Peter (Greek petros), and upon this rock (Greek petra) I shall build my church. Matthew 16
*The dying Mercutio Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man. Shake...
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