Definition of Innuendo
a statement that indirectly suggests someone has done something immoral, improper, etc.
Examples of Innuendo in a sentence
Although the dialogue in the book is not sexually explicit, the writer makes great use of innuendo to convey his message. 🔊
The top advertisers frequently use a form of innuendo to sell their products. 🔊
Instead of being blunt with Henry about his drug problem, I tried using an innuendo to catch his attention. 🔊
Jason used an innuendo to spread negative rumors about his ex-wife. 🔊
After reviewing the debate, I realize the politician had used an innuendo to disgrace his opponent. 🔊
How dare Jack make an innuendo about my sex life in front of the church congregation! 🔊
After I heard my mother-in-law made an innuendo about me, I banned her from my home. 🔊
The company president refused to respond to the innuendo about fraud charges. 🔊
If you respond to Kelly’s innuendo, people will consider her false statement true. 🔊
Everyone found it hard to believe the sexual innuendo about the minister and his secretary. 🔊
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