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an artful, indirect, often derogatory hint

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an indirect (and usually malicious) implication

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The article stated: "Yet another Commons speech has been littered with dirty innuendos, this time by a cabinet member.
Unfortunately, Mr Makin's sketch of May 6 implies some wrong-doing on my part and although I'm a big fan of his humour and satire I would prefer he used facts, not innuendo.
However, the watchdog rejected 21 complaints that the sexual innuendo made the adverts offensive.
Alone, this problem of definitions can only stimulate conversations about what counts as innuendo or metaphor and what falls short.
If they are vetting me, and if they feel they have found something about me which leads them to think that I wouldn't be appropriate for this office, then I need to know what that is, because if nothing is said there will be a vacuum and that vacuum will be filled with more innuendo and more damage to my reputation and to me as a person and my family.
The review itself cannot be taken seriously because most of it is based on innuendo and speculation.
Attitudes, innuendo, and regulators; challenges of interpretation.
They relied on innovation, superior aerodynamics, supple-but-sporting suspensions, and styling that dripped with sexual innuendo of the "nod-nod, wink-wink" variety that was assumed but never talked about.
A THOUGHTLESS Madonna, South Park creators in drag, and sexual innuendo courtesy of Courtney Love all feature in Steve Pond's lively new book The Big Show: High Times and Dirty Dealings Backstage at the Academy Awards (Faber and Faber).
School versions of both graphic novels have been edited for language and sexual innuendo.
His utter lack of irony and indifference to human sexuality, in a day where wisecracking antiheroes and sexual innuendo are de rigueur even in many children's books and movies, are attractive to the unsullied idealist in all of us.
It carries with it innuendo that it's catering to the churches.
The study also found that males tend to like jokes that involve putting women down, sexual innuendo, and aggression.
Byline: SARAH PORTLOCK MISTAKEN identities, trouser dropping, innuendo and general mayhem - this good old.
When you read a passage like this, with all its inaccuracies, innuendo, and dreadful conclusions, you have to wonder: what is this guy's agenda and how does a newspaper that claims it publishes "all the news that's fit to print," believe that this kind of writing qualifies as being fit to print?