Innuendo

An innuendo is an insinuation or intimation about a person or thing, especially of a disparaging or a derogatory nature. It can also be a remark or question, typically disparaging (also called insinuation), that works obliquely by allusion. In the latter sense the intention is often to insult or accuse someone in such a way that one`s words, take....
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Innuendo

In`nuĀ·en'do noun ; plural Innuedoes [ Latin , by intimation, by hinting, gerund of innuere , innutum , to give a nod, to intimate; prefix in- in, to + -nuere (in comp.) to nod. See Nutation .] 1. An oblique hint; a remote allusion or referenc...
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innuendo

an indirect and usually malicious implication
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innuendo

innuendo By hunting; to nod to; meaning. 1. An indirect or subtle and usually derogatory implication; insinuation. 2. In Law, a plaintiff's interpretation, in a libel suit, of allegedly libelous or slanderous material; an explanation of a word or charge. An 'innuendo' in pleading in a libel action is a statement by a plaintiff of construction th...
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Innuendo

Latin word meaning " an indirect implication" . It normally is used in lawsuits of defamations, where one party A has sued the other party B for defamations where B has indirectly hinted towards A. For instance B has artfully said that last CEO of the company has been into conspiracy and logically the last CEO was A.Thats known as innuend...
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innuendo

Origin: L, by intimation, by hinting, gerund of innuere, innutum, to give a nod, to intimate; pref. In- in, to + -nuere (in comp) to nod. See Nutation. ... 1. An oblique hint; a remote allusion or reference, usually derogatory to a person or thing not named; an insinuation. 'Mercury . . . Owns it a marriage by an innuendo.' (Dryden) 'Pursue your tr...
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