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an artful, indirect, often derogatory hint

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an indirect (and usually malicious) implication

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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.
Is the sexual innuendo of the woodcutter Couillatris' name not pertinent to Rabelais' design too?
The study also found that males tend to like jokes that involve putting women down, sexual innuendo, and aggression.
Her fascinating story is retold by Field in a new biography which also looks as the ambiguous romantic relationship between Sarah Churchill and Anne, and examines the sexual innuendo in their private letters and in the satires of the day.
One of his signature flourishes was the shocking sexual innuendo, and he never tired of it, even after America ceased to be scandalized, or even titillated, by such antics.
Pornography and excessive exposure to sexual innuendo are not necessarily harmful, and possibly negative effects from them can be eliminated through awareness.
verbal behaviors, such as obscene language, sexual innuendo, commenting on someone's appearance or spreading rumors about a person's sex life;
Full of sexual innuendo, double-entendre and auto-referential visual puns (Pee-Wee once "went camping" on the set, complete with flaming campfire), Pee-Wee's Playhouse played house in the wreckage of American innocence.
Details of the content analysis include all instances and contexts in which profanity, nudity, sexual innuendo, sexual acts, violence, alcohol abuse, tobacco and illegal drug use occur.
Musubimaru's nosebleed reaction to Dan's whisper also does not help to dissipate the sexual innuendo.
Unfortunately it is sadly let down by a small amount of unnecessary sexual innuendo and crudeness that goes completely over the heads of an audience of very young children.
The backlash against it was immediate (that's the beauty of social media) and the reasons for it clear - we live in the 21st century, where such uncomfortable, casual, in-your-face sexual innuendo should never be considered 'just' harmless fun.
PROPRIETY plumbed new depths in Madhya Pradesh when Tribal Welfare Minister Vijay Shah delivered a speech built around sexual innuendo and plain obscenity to inaugurate a summer camp for teenage girls in Jhabua district on Sunday.
But while it's the sexual innuendo that will get the US hot under the collar, in Australia it's the glorification of speed that's expected to earn social and eventually official condemnation.