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noun as in suggestion

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A vaccine skeptic community that often focuses on unverified data, innuendo and false and misleading comparisons is suddenly pointing to Israel again.

It also lets you share payments between you and others to your feed, and tag it with a note that can be a direct statement, a cryptic innuendo or inside joke, or just a series of emoji.

Hours of interviews, testimony and innuendo flooded cable news.

From Time

Jordanian leadership has refused to specify who it was alluding to, triggering a swirl of speculation built around some facts, plenty of innuendo and a context that is the hidden story behind the crisis in Jordan.

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FitzGerald’s relationship with veteran reporter Ward Just meant she avoided the sexual advances and innuendo that trailed Leroy.

But the entendre and innuendo permeates the rest of the series—often innocently, but sometimes far more blatantly.

The definition of “innuendo,” according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is “an oblique allusion.”

The presidential paramour was French film star Julie Gayet, 42, confirming months of behind-the-scenes innuendo.

For years your bright light was darkened by a blizzard of lies, cheating and innuendo.

After more innuendo-laden, sex-soaked back-and-forths, Eric poured a martini.

Gossip in all its moods and tenses, from the vague indicative of mere innuendo, to the full subjunctive of open defamation!

This exhibited enormous, black head-lines, screaming innuendo of the most blasting character.

"All very well going up," murmured the mountaineer: there was a sinister innuendo in the curt comments of the practical man.

Piper was heartily glad that Hooker had won, and he felt that Roy was generous in his willingness to overlook Shultzs innuendo.

She was inimitably dexterous and indefatigable in improving every occasion of innuendo.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to innuendo, such as: insinuation, allusion, aside, aspersion, hint, and implication.

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