Meaning of innuendo

in•nu•en•do

Pronunciation: (in"y-en'dō), [key]
— pl. -dos, -does.
  1. an indirect intimation about a person or thing, esp. of a disparaging or a derogatory nature.
    1. a parenthetic explanation or specification in a pleading.
    2. (in an action for slander or libel) the explanation and elucidation of the words alleged to be defamatory.
    3. the word or expression thus explained.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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