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jeu de mots

[ zhœduh -moh ]
/ ʒœdə ˈmoʊ /
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noun, plural jeux de mots [zhœduh -moh]. /ʒœdə ˈmoʊ/. French.

a pun.

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Origin of jeu de mots

Literally, “play of words”
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