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Word: innuendo

Definition: indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo


Sentences Containing 'innuendo'

A supporter of Watkinson responded that Vellacott's piece was a "mixture of invective and innuendo", and argued that his defence of corporal punishment was based on flawed logic.
Additionally, the song "Puncak Kasih" was nominated for Best Song award but it lost to Innuendo's "Selamanya".
But so far, we've gotten mostly hyperbole, innuendo and narrowly constructed denials."
Even his PBA nickname, "Black Superman," contained a hint of innuendo.
Stark participates in most of the show's current features including "Real or No Real", "Innuendo Bingo", "24 Years at the Tap End", and "Loving the Trolls".
The script is based upon a set game of witty dialogues rife with innuendo and "double entendres", that admirably captured the atmosphere of a Lisbon neighbourhood and popular through the Saints celebrations, from a set of archetypical characters, meddling in their quarrels, confrontations and ambitions.
The war thus marked the beginning of decades of violent crackdowns and repressive measures by the police in the NFD coupled with trumped-up allegations and unsubtle innuendo on the part of the Kenyan media charging the region's almost exclusively Somali inhabitants with "banditry" and other vice.
The was song written by Roger Taylor and sung by Freddie Mercury was originally released on their fourteenth studio album "Innuendo" in 1991.
When I formerly hinted to you something of this in a letter, you were pleased to answer that you were afraid of giving offence; that people in power were very watchful over the press, and apt not only to interpret, but to punish every thing which looked like an _innuendo_ (as I think you call it).

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