[Answer] innuendo

Answer: a hint, indirect suggestion
innuendo
noun
Word Origin mid 16th century (as an adverb in the sense ‘that is to say to wit’ used in legal documents to introduce an explanation): Latin ‘by nodding at by pointing to’ ablative gerund of innuere from in- ‘towards’ + nuere ‘to nod’. The noun dates from the late 17th century.
Scrabble Points: 9
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Innuendo definition is – an oblique allusion : hint insinuation; especially : a veiled or equivocal reflection on character or reputation. How to use innuendo in a sentence.
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Innuendo definition an indirect intimation about a person or thing especially of a disparaging or a derogatory nature. See more.
innuendo noun insinuation suggestion hint implication whisper overtone intimation imputation aspersion The report was based on rumours and innuendo. Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995 2002
/ ˌɪn.juˈen.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 innu…

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