Innuendo - an unpleasant, unfriendly hint or disguised, indirect comment or slur . Example: The police arrived, purportedly having a search warrant, and proceeded to turn th…e contents of the house upside down and inside out. Here puportedly implies, without explicitly saying so, that the police did not in fact have a search warrant or that something about the warrant was not in order. Innuendos are often sexual, for instance saying to someone (particularly a boy) who's holding a stick/branch: 'that's a big stick you've got' could be subtly referencing their penis. (MORE)
Innuendo is a technique for saying something while apparently saying something else. Seaside postcards are a typical example..
eg Man to female greengrocer "Can I just feel y…our melons?" . What did he mean? Did he want to feel the fruit on sale to check it or maybe something else...? (MORE)
Suppose I were trying to say that I wanted to hint at an annoying friend to leave the room. I might say: "Well, there's one too many people in this room my friend." Looking a…t him of course. Now, the more common form of innuendo is sexual innuendo. An example of this lies within most "that's what she said" jokes. I won't give specific examples because I'd rather be clean on a public sight. I'm sure by now you've got the feel for it though, sarcasm and innuendos go hand in hand. (MORE)
\nAn indirect remark about somebody or something, usually suggesting something bad or rude; the use of remarks like this: "innuendoes about her private life" or "The song is f…ull of sexual innuendo."\n.