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    paronomasia

    paronomasia - Dictionary definition and meaning for word paronomasia

    Definition
    (noun) a humorous play on words
    Synonyms : pun , punning , wordplay
    Example Sentence
    • I do it for the pun of it
    • his constant punning irritated her
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paronomasia

par(play)+nom(naam)+asia(Hasi(smile)): a play of humourous naam/words

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