[ in-yoo-en-doh ]


  1. an allusive or oblique remark or hint, typically a suggestive or disparaging one.

Examples of innuendo in a sentence

  • Instead of being blunt with Henry about his drug problem, I tried using an innuendo to catch his attention.  
  • Although the dialogue in the book is not sexually explicit, the writer makes great use of innuendo to convey his message.