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"innuendo" in British English

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innuendonoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌɪn.juˈen.dəʊ/ us /ˌɪn.juˈen.doʊ/ plural innuendos or innuendoes

(Definition of “innuendo” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"innuendo" in American English

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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)