innuendo

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin innuendō (by nodding), ablative singular form of innuendum (a nodding), gerund of innuō (I give a nod).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnjuˈɛndəʊ/

Noun[edit]

innuendo (plural innuendoes or innuendos or innuendis)

  1. A derogatory hint or reference to a person or thing. An implication or insinuation.
    She made a devious innuendo about her husband, who was embarrassed.

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