A puzzle which incorporates a form of wordplay, such as puns, or which requires wordplay in order to find the solution.
Wordplay is a form of wit in which the used words become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect or amusement.
Examples of word play include:
- phonetic mix-ups (such as spoonerisms)
- obscure words and meanings
- clever rhetorical excursions
- oddly formed sentences
- double entendres