Wordplay is a type of humor that involves using words in an unusual or unexpected way. Sometimes the words are arranged in a special way, or they are used in a unusual order.

  • The play features wordplay based on puns.

  • The poet used wordplay to describe the natural world.

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Example Sentences for wordplay

  • 1

    The 'Zhuangzi' is famous for wordplay and witticism.

  • 2

    Wordplay and risque humor abound in his writing.

  • 3

    The emphasis on the art is wordplay.

  • 4

    However, this is descending into mere wordplay.

  • 5

    I feel it a wordplay for advertisement...

  • 6

    Seems like an obvious wordplay...

  • 7

    Such wordplay is not uncommon in his work.

  • 8

    And most of it is wordplay that would not translate.

  • 9

    The title of the novel is a wordplay on 'Luke' and .

  • 10

    The title of the novel is a wordplay on Luke and.