trocadilho

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Trocado (switched) +‎ -ilho, from trocar (to switch).

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Noun[edit]

trocadilho m (plural trocadilhos)

  1. pun (joke or type of wordplay)
  2. spoonerism (phrase where sounds are transposed)

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