innuendo innuendo  /ɪn ju ˈɛn doʊ/


  • (n) an indirect (and usually malicious) implication


  1. And in Barkin's case, to exploit every possible opportunity for innuendo.
  2. At the Oscars, host Jon Stewart took innuendo about as far as it can go, saying that Barack Hussein Obama running today is like a 1940's candidate named Gaydolph Titler.
  3. The news sent shock waves through a Playboy regime already besieged by rumor, innuendo and investigation.


  • Paula Deen lawsuit: How often does she use the 'N' word?

    Paula Deen lawsuit: A former Paula Deen employee has filed a lawsuit saying she worked in a hostile environment rife with innuendo and racial slurs. Asked if she ever used the 'N' word, Paula Deen said "Of course."
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

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  1. "I don't know how many times I've got to respond to rumor and innuendo," Saban said. "I have no control over that. I've stated what my intentions are and they really haven't changed, so I don't know what the issue is. And I don't know why...
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Nick Saban Source: Austin American-Statesman (subscription)

  2. Of Ross, who served a three-month BBC suspension for his role in the affair, Sachs said: "He's got a very quick brain. If only he'd get rid of the other stuff, he'd be twice as good. But the sexual innuendo and the way he treats his guests is not...
    on May 1, 2009 By: Andrew Sachs Source:

  3. "It may be disappointing to you, but I am not going to talk about any rumors or innuendo or jobs or what else is floating out there," Rodriguez said.
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Rich Rodriguez Source: ESPN

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