innuendo


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innuendo

1. Law (in pleading) a word introducing an explanatory phrase, usually in parenthesis
2. Law in an action for defamation
a. an explanation of the construction put upon words alleged to be defamatory where the defamatory meaning is not apparent
b. the words thus explained
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I'll take Paul O'Grady's innocent innuendos about Brazilians, ping pong balls and eight-inch beards any day over contestants having sex on telly on a show offering a huge cash prize to the winners.
Innuendo did not originate in music, but in another field with terminology that traces back to Latin: the law.
Julian Clary was horrible as the genie of the ring - his dialogue was full of sleaze and innuendo - not at all funny and totally unsuitable for a family audience.
Or "pure filth", according to some viewers disgusted by endless smutty innuendo about beautiful cracks and scratched bottoms, and all the wet clay pulling, slapping and caressing.
A POLITICAL gossip columnist has suggested Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb smuggled Viagra-linked innuendo into comments in the Commons to rile Pontypridd Labour MP Owen Smith who used to work for drugs giant Pfizer.
I have never seen so much - to be perfectly frank - irresponsible innuendo and damaging innuendo that was written" - Sir Richard Branson discussing the coverage of the Virgin Galactic spaceship disaster.
AKSHAY Kumar is all set to produce a film on the life of Dada Kondke, the Marathi comedianfilm- maker who shot to fame in the 1970s and 1980s thanks to his slapstick blockbusters laced with heavy double entendre and scenes of innuendo.
In their ECHOarticles onApril 28 and May 6 these columnists tried to outdo each other with innuendo regardingmyself DIDanyone find bowls and one small zip-up bag Allerton Road on Friday, The jack was initialled checked the shops I success and checked Merseytravel.
The Age described Josephs Tomb without anti-Israeli innuendo.
It found that although the ads were not sexually explicit, and younger children were unlikely to understand, the innuendo was not appropriate for older children.