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  • But when I ran it back through my head, I saw the rather obvious sexual innuendo.†   (source)
  • You can make all the innuendoes about Luke you want.†   (source)
  • One who builds his entire life on innuendo and mystery.†   (source)
  • In 1941, and since that is a momentous year (the beginning of World War II for the United States), the "fall" of 1941, just before the declaration of war, has a "closet" innuendo.†   (source)
  • I was pretty sure it was an innuendo, and I grappled for a way to change the subject.†   (source)
  • I don't need any sexual innuendos?'†   (source)
  • But Charlie was beyond noticing innuendos.†   (source)
  • …and need to be intemperate, and too long because Lenny just can't stop, he looks up from under the proscenium arch and sees the ornamented ceiling and the gilded rows of boxes and he knows this is the temple of Casals and Heifetz and Toscanini and it gives him a mainline jolt, and too long because he's been running on scared fumes all week and he feels revived, alive, ready to wail the night away The disc jockeys were here, guys who did late-night jazz in voices of smoky innuendo.†   (source)
  • Drew can't use his arsenal of sexual innuendos on me now, while he's being chaperoned.†   (source)
  • He walked through life selfconsciously with downcast eyes and burning cheeks, the object of contempt, envy, suspicion, resentment and malicious innuendo everywhere he went.†   (source)
  • Or for lame innuendos—†   (source)
  • The emails contain vulgar sexual innuendos.†   (source)
  • The damage would go far beyond the innuendos Marilyn Monroe spread around Hollywood before her untimely death.†   (source)
  • Now, remember, Mr. McLean, this portrait is crudely sketched in the crayons of innuendo.†   (source)
  • There was nothing definite to link Shaw to either murder-other than innuendo and speculation, which served as better than proof for most people in the trade.†   (source)
  • Two plus hours of hip-hop, Brittany giggling, and Joel's immature, totally not sexy innuendos.†   (source)
  • A week or ten days of hard productive work and the jolly fornication which Jack Brown's innuendos had caused me to anticipate—such activities might have been sufficient reward for the anxiety I had suffered and, God help me, would suffer again soon to a degree I had not thought possible.†   (source)
  • "For you particularly," he insisted, his flabby lips twitching with innuendo.†   (source)
  • It made an innuendo at a dainty pink chewing-gum wrapper blowing by.†   (source)
  • There was no mistaking his innuendo, and Saxon felt her cheeks flaming.   (source)
  • The bar is in full swing, and floating rounds of cocktails permeate the garden outside, until the air is alive with chatter and laughter, and casual innuendo and introductions forgotten on the spot, and enthusiastic meetings between women who never knew each other's names.   (source)
    innuendo = things suggested indirectly
  • I then apologized in excruciating detail about every vulgar, petty innuendo included in the song.†   (source)
  • Rumors, gossip, and innuendo were as common as actual truth.†   (source)
  • The possibility for crude sexual innuendo is there, but I duck it.†   (source)
  • Of course, he usually works some sexual innuendo in as well.†   (source)
  • I flushed, catching the innuendo too late.†   (source)
  • No allusions, no innuendos—no nothing.†   (source)
  • It was pretty straightforward and shockingly innuendo-free, so I'm momentarily dumbfounded.†   (source)
  • Yes, this little gray fellow behind his little gray desk was charged not only with recording the information the waitresses gathered, but with ensuring their willing participation by reminding them of their duty to their country, by suggesting how easy it would be for them to lose their positions, and, when necessary, by making some other more ominous innuendo.†   (source)
  • Threpe was an inveterate gossipmonger with a knack for tasteless innuendo, and I have always had a gift for a catchy tune.†   (source)
  • There were a lot of innuendos, overt suggestions, and laughter before the transmission ended with a promise to get together when he got into town.†   (source)
  • The entire barracks was alive, and all the cadets were pressing along the railings, staring through the arches, listening for innuendo, making judgments in the darkness, passing time and whispering.†   (source)
  • I mentioned only the barest facts that I could garner by piecing together the rumors and innuendoes that I had heard over a lifetime at the Institute.†   (source)
  • Was that an innuendo?†   (source)
  • I have to stifle my own smile, especially when Kevin soldiers on, completely oblivious to the innuendo.†   (source)
  • Looking at her now, I'm forced to admit to the vulnerability that she's always been hiding behind every sexual innuendo and under every tight black dress.†   (source)
  • But his splendid military reputation had been ventilated slightly by revisionist innuendoes that Bentley Durrell had sacrificed too many men in his encounters with the enemy, that he had traded too much American blood for too little Japanese real estate.†   (source)
  • I ignore the innuendo.†   (source)
  • When she returned now, summer by summer, she met with her innocent and unwitting smile all of his obscene innuendoes, his heavily suggestive threats, his bitter revelations behind her back.†   (source)
  • At table they kept up a secret correspondence of innuendo and hidden movement, fleshing a fork in a grunting neighbor as John Dorsey said the blessing, and choking with smothered laughter.†   (source)
  • Angered by her pregnancy, Gant went almost daily to Elizabeth's house in Eagle Crescent, whence he was delivered nightly by a band of exhausted and terrified prostitutes into the care of his son Steve, his oldest child, by now pertly free with nearly all the women in the district, who fondled him with good-natured vulgarity, laughed heartily at his glib innuendoes, and suffered him, even, to slap them smartly on their rumps, making for him roughly as he skipped nimbly away.†   (source)
  • I don't like innuendo in these deafening English whispers.†   (source)
  • I ignored this innuendo and waited for Captain Nemo's explanation.†   (source)
  • "I suppose Mary Garth admires Mr. Lydgate," said Rosamond, not without a touch of innuendo.†   (source)
  • Sue silently took her companion's hand, and with eyes on each other they heard these passing remarks—the quaint and mysterious personality of Father Time being a subject which formed a large ingredient in the hints and innuendoes.†   (source)
  • Lily was acutely aware of her own part in this drama of innuendo: she knew the exact quality of the amusement the situation evoked.†   (source)
  • There were volumes of innuendo in the way the "eventually" was spaced, and each syllable given its due stress.†   (source)
  • He had written two novels: one of them violently anti-Catholic, just before his conversion, and five years later another, in which he had attempted to turn all his clever jibes against Catholics into even cleverer innuendoes against Episcopalians.†   (source)
  • Every decent person is sick and tired of your taking advantage of being a woman and springing every mean innuendo you can think of.†   (source)
  • Such bullying and browbeating and innuendo as Mason had indulged in before the jury would never pass as fair or adequate in any higher court.†   (source)
  • ALTHOUGH SOME of Herr Settembrini's innuendoes had annoyed Hans Castorp, there was no reason he should have been amazed by them—nor did he have any right to accuse the humanist of pedagogic spying.†   (source)
  • But another time Amory showed off in history class, with quite disastrous results, for the boys there were his own age, and they shrilled innuendoes at each other all the following week: "Aw—I b'lieve, doncherknow, the Umuricun revolution was lawgely an affair of the middul clawses," or "Washington came of very good blood—aw, quite good—I b'lieve."†   (source)
  • Now the other side presented itself to Lily, the volcanic nether side of the surface over which conjecture and innuendo glide so lightly till the first fissure turns their whisper to a shriek.†   (source)
  • Instead, obstinately baring her rabbit's teeth, she attempted by way of allusion and innuendo to get to the bottom of the relationship of these three young people, only one part of which was clear to her: that poor Karen, as she remarked, could not help enjoying the high life chaperoned by two such smart young cavaliers.†   (source)
  • How dared he, via innuendo and in the guise of serious questioning, intrude such a thought as this, which by implication at least picked at the very foundations of society—religious and moral!†   (source)
  • She had "forgotten" it—Frau Stohr used a wide range of calibrated emphases when speaking the word, all of them displaying her profoundest disbelief in such forgetfulness, which apparently was weathering the storm of the many little innuendoes and delicate proddings that Frau Stohr assured everyone she had employed.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, in the society into which his grandfather took him, whispers, innuendoes, and winks, had eventually enlightened the little boy's mind; he had finally understood something of the case, and as he naturally took in the ideas and opinions which were, so to speak, the air he breathed, by a sort of infiltration and slow penetration, he gradually came to think of his father only with shame and with a pain at his heart.†   (source)
  • With his characteristic quickwittedness he caught the drift of each innuendo, divined whence it came, at whom and on what ground it was aimed, and that afforded him, as it always did, a certain satisfaction.†   (source)
  • Joseph had instilled into him a pride of name, and of his lineage; he would, had he dared, have fostered hate between him and the present owner of the Heights: but his dread of that owner amounted to superstition; and he confined his feelings regarding him to muttered innuendoes and private comminations.†   (source)
  • With this cutting innuendo, Tom jumped down from his bough, and threw a stone with a "hoigh!" as a friendly attention to Yap, who had also been looking on while the eatables vanished, with an agitation of his ears and feelings which could hardly have been without bitterness.†   (source)
  • Mabel had been induced to use her female means of defence thus freely, partly because her suitor had of late been so pointed as to stand in need of a pretty strong repulse, and partly on account of his innuendoes against Jasper and the Pathfinder.†   (source)
  • I saw that under the mask of these half humorous innuendoes, this old seaman, as an insulated Quakerish Nantucketer, was full of his insular prejudices, and rather distrustful of all aliens, unless they hailed from Cape Cod or the Vineyard.†   (source)
  • The Irish maidservant has not altered in the least in her kind and respectful behaviour; but Mrs. Sedley fancies that she is growing insolent and ungrateful, and, as the guilty thief who fears each bush an officer, sees threatening innuendoes and hints of capture in all the girl's speeches and answers.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Mawmsey had had a great deal of sitting from Mr. Gambit, including very full accounts of his own habits of body and other affairs; but of course he knew there was no innuendo in her remark, since his spare time and personal narrative had never been charged for.†   (source)
  • …in our day to raise an outcry that radicalism was threatening to swallow up all conservative elements, and that the government ought to take measures to crush the revolutionary hydra; that, on the contrary, "in our opinion the danger lies not in that fantastic revolutionary hydra, but in the obstinacy of traditionalism clogging progress," etc., etc. He read another article, too, a financial one, which alluded to Bentham and Mill, and dropped some innuendoes reflecting on the ministry.†   (source)
  • They seemed now to convey an innuendo which confirmed the impression that he had been making a fool of himself and behaving so as to be misunderstood: not, he believed, by Rosamond herself; she, he felt sure, took everything as lightly as he intended it.†   (source)
  • But this vague conviction of indeterminable guilt, which was enough to keep up much head-shaking and biting innuendo even among substantial professional seniors, had for the general mind all the superior power of mystery over fact.†   (source)
  • Solomon's Proverbs, I think, have omitted to say, that as the sore palate findeth grit, so an uneasy consciousness heareth innuendoes.†   (source)
  • The indirect though emphatic expression of opinion to which Mr. Vincy was prone suffered much restraint in this case: Lydgate was a proud man towards whom innuendoes were obviously unsafe, and throwing his hat on the floor was out of the question.†   (source)
  • Mr. Joshua Rigg, in fact, appeared to trouble himself little about any innuendoes, but showed a notable change of manner, walking coolly up to Mr. Standish and putting business questions with much coolness.†   (source)
  • All his damn innuendo and lyingand a lot of stuff that dont make sense even.†   (source)
  • Innuendo of home rule.†   (source)
  • …realising his mistake, he was subsequently partially cured of) and even was twitted with going a step farther than Michael Davitt in the striking views he at one time inculcated as a backtothelander, which was one reason he strongly resented the innuendo put upon him in so barefaced a fashion by our friend at the gathering of the clans in Barney Kiernan's so that he, though often considerably misunderstood and the least pugnacious of mortals, be it repeated, departed from his customary…†   (source)
  • Ladies who like distinctive underclothing should, and every welltailored man must, trying to make the gap wider between them by innuendo and give more of a genuine filip to acts of impropriety between the two, she unbuttoned his and then he untied her, mind the pin, whereas savages in the cannibal islands, say, at ninety degrees in the shade not caring a continental.†   (source)
  • In them you never hear the holy Credo— Just songs, chatter, gossip, malice, and innuendo.†   (source)
  • When I formerly hinted to you something of this in a letter, you were pleased to answer that you were afraid of giving offence; that people in power were very watchful over the press, and apt not only to interpret, but to punish every thing which looked like an innuendo (as I think you call it).†   (source)
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