Example sentences for: innuendo

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

  • A Teletubbies spokesman says 1) Tinky Winky carries a "magic bag," not a purse; 2) the magic bag "doesn't make him gay"; 3) "to think we would be putting sexual innuendo in a children's show is kind of outlandish"; and 4) Falwell is besmirching "something sweet and innocent" to advance his right-wing agenda.

  • Is there a right-wing plot to spread baseless rumor and innuendo around the online world?

  • 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.

  • Lewis has been a reliable First Amendment defender, but his last column suggested that judges should hold journalists in contempt (and even throw them in jail)if they keep publishing "stories without attribution based on gossip, speculation and innuendo."

  • "It's the kind where you look for everything, you vacuum up everything that's unfavorable, use all of it, whether it's rumor, fact, innuendo, hearsay, use all it, and don't let a kind word get in the whole thing."


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