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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Paul O'Grady did enough to suggest he was a great choice - and will be even better once he's worked out how far he can push the innuendo and the mickey taking.
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.
Jamie, pictured, has a lot of fun with the pork scenes, hammering in so many innuendos even Julian Clary would say 'enough already
His cinema is widely deemed C- grade for its double meaninglaced one- liners and sexual innuendos.
The ladies will just be reading from their scripts but all the usual charm, laughs, puns and innuendos are still guaranteed.
THE BED SPINS, the innuendos are tossed, and the dental plate flies - you read that right.
Liverpool Crown court heard that Joseph Cahill, 30,and Stephen Cookson, 32, had set upon 16- year old Peter Roberts and 14-year-oldAnthony Barrowcliffe after Cahill had made sexual innuendos about girls with them.
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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Otherwise, there will be too many speculations and sometimes there are innuendos, very toxic speculations or innuendos,' he added.