Variant of innuendo
- Law explanatory material set forth in the complaint in an action for libel or slander which explains the expressions alleged to be libelous or slanderous
- an indirect remark, gesture, or reference, usually implying something derogatory; insinuation
Origin: L, by nodding to, abl. of ger. of innuere, to nod to, hint < in-, in + -nuere, to nod < IE base *neu-, to jerk, beckon, nod > Sans návatē, (he) turns, L numen, a nod
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