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
References in classic literature ?
"I dislike mysteries and innuendoes," he went on, harshly.
What is the universal sense of want and ignorance, but the fine innuendo by which the soul makes its enormous claim?
Inglethorp and Evelyn Howard, and of the latter's innuendoes.
Some of my readers may remember a little book from her pen, published in Paris, a mystically bad-tempered, declamatory, and frightfully disconnected piece of writing, in which she all but admits the foreknowledge, more than hints at its supernatural origin, and plainly suggests in venomous innuendoes that the guilt of the act was not with the terrorists, but with a palace intrigue.
Keith Lemon - innuendos at the ready In this sixth series, the TV personality rummages around the houses of three mystery celebrities, unearthing clues for the studio panel to guess: "Who habitates in a house like this?" This time, Jonathan Ross, Lorraine Kelly and Jimmy Carr are on hand to crack the codes.
Keith Lemon - innuendos at the ready JAMIE AND JIMMY'S FRIDAY NIGHT FEAST Channel 4, 8pm HE'S starred in everything from Sherlock to Black Panther - via The Hobbit films - but, while Martin Freeman clearly has no fear of acting in front of groups of people, it seems he is afraid of cooking for them.
Aquino III was not only ready but also confident that he would be able to answer in a Senate hearing on Thursday all 'innuendos' thrown at him over the spoiled P3.5 billion anti-dengue immunization program involving Dengvaxia that started during his administration.
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.
The Craftsman certainly partakes of a similar paranoia, conceding that it would "be more honourable, as well as more useful, to write without Disguise, provided it were equally safe'.' But since the old defenses of general satire had apparently been thrown down, it seemed "highly unreasonable" to expect anyone to write without reserve on these subjects "at a Time, when even supposed Ironies, imaginary Parallels, and forced Innuendos are, by some Persons, thought not to be exempt from the Penalties of the Law"(no.
The article stated: "Yet another Commons speech has been littered with dirty innuendos, this time by a cabinet member.
Jamie, pictured, has a lot of fun with the pork scenes, hammering in so many innuendos even Julian Clary would say 'enough already!' So "grab your saucy meat filling" and get ready to cook "hard and fast".