Meaning of innuendo
Pronunciation: (in"y-en'dō), [key]
— pl. -dos, -does.
- an indirect intimation about a person or thing, esp. of a disparaging or a derogatory nature.
- a parenthetic explanation or specification in a pleading.
- (in an action for slander or libel) the explanation and elucidation of the words alleged to be defamatory.
- the word or expression thus explained.
- innuendo (Thesaurus)