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innuendonoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌɪn.juˈen.dəʊ/ us   /ˌɪn.juˈen.doʊ/ plural innuendos or innuendoes
(the making of) a remark or remarks that suggest something sexual or something unpleasant but do not refer to it directly: There's always an element of sexual innuendo in our conversations.
(Definition of innuendo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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innuendonoun [C/U]

us   /ˌɪn·juˈen·doʊ/ plural innuendos or innuendoes
a remark that suggests something but does not refer to it directly, or this type of remark in general: [U] The election campaign was marred by rumor and innuendo.
(Definition of innuendo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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