Innuendo
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Innuendo [in-yoo-en-doh]

NOUN

NOUN

  • An indirect intimation about a person or thing, especially of a disparaging or derogatory nature.

  • (Law) The explanation and elucidation of the words alleged to be defamatory.

Example

The report released by an NGO was based on rumours, speculation, and innuendo.

The company's reputation has been damaged by innuendos about its low-quality products.

Synonyms

Allusion, Hint, Implication, Aspersion

Antonyms

Evidence, Proof

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