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innuendo

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinnuendoin‧nu‧en‧do /ˌɪnjuˈendəʊ $ -doʊ/ noun (plural innuendoes or innuendos) [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SEXYBAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONSa remark that suggests something sexual or unpleasant without saying it directly, or these remarks in generaldouble entendre 🔊 His writing is full of sexual innuendoes. 🔊 a campaign based on rumour, innuendo, and gossip
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innuendoThe programme consists of an hour of sexist banter and innuendo.The family is being torn apart by rumor and innuendo.The dialogue is full of sexual innuendoes.She found his relentless sexual innuendoes irritating.
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