Example sentences for: innuendo

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

  • What is significant about the episode, and about the haze of innuendo surrounding it, is the way it epitomizes what the Republican House has become.

  • Forgetting that the original Dolittle was also panned, critics pine for "the good old days of children's movies" (Rod Dreher, the New York Post ). They lament the remake's addition of "a witless barrage of off-color bathroom humor" (Kenneth Turan, the Los Angeles Times ) and its use of sophisticated computer graphics to make cute animals engage in sexual innuendo.

  • 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 .

  • 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.

  • "If you say, Well, it would make me miserable, make my wife cry, but it has no innuendo, no unattributed pejorative remarks, no slap in the face for joy of slapping, it is news, not gutter gossip, and as a reporter I know the writer was fair, then give it to the copy desk."


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