Example sentences for: innuendo

How can you use “innuendo” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • (Tony Snow [ Fox ] and Tucker Carlson [CNN's Late Edition ] venture that McCain may actually have started the "temper" rumors; Brit Hume notes that the issue allows McCain to pose as both a victim of unfair innuendo and as a passionate war hero with fervently held political beliefs.)

  • But critics say Selleck's good looks can't make up for his inept comic timing or for the show's witless humor--mostly cheap sexual innuendo and predictable punch lines.

  • According to Professor Spevack, the word hint has no connotation of invitation or covert suggestion: it simply means cue or suggestion; but should not be construed in the modern sense of innuendo, or sly, or teasing, which it came to mean by the end of the 18th century.

  • But I could pass off all that malicious innuendo as fact, and still remain within the boundaries Safire sets for himself in his twice-weekly "Essay" column in the New York Times .

  • The welter of innuendo here is so thick that one can hardly peer through it.


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