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innuendo
used in The Great Gatsby

2 uses
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Definition
something suggested indirectly — (often a negative comment about someone, or sexual humor)
  • There were three married couples and Jordan's escort, a persistent undergraduate given to violent innuendo, and obviously under the impression that sooner or later Jordan was going to yield him up her person to a greater or lesser degree.
    Chapter 3 (28% in)
innuendo = suggestive sexual humor
  • 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.
    Chapter 3 (7% in)
innuendo = things suggested indirectly
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