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innuendo

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɪn.juˈen.dəʊ/ us    /-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.
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