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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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.
If they need an excuse for me to provide an innuendo I will give them one.
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.
He said that he accepted that Joseph Cahill and Stephen Cookson had been drunk ``but nothing can excuse the appalling behaviour you meted out, not just the sexual innuendo towards the girls, but the actual violence.
Thompson, 34, says he ended his surfing career two years ago because of too many nagging questions, innuendos, and off-color remarks regarding his homosexuality.
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Fan Chloe Ellerton said: "Great British Bake Off full of innuendos tonight.