What does the word innuendo mean?

Usage examples for innuendo

  1. But the innuendo seemed to lapse equally unheeded by his fair client and the stranger. – On the Frontier by Bret Harte
  2. There was so little heat in the innuendo that it seemed scarcely worth while to resent it; nevertheless she ventured to say: " Great- grandfather Vennor was a carpenter, and I suppose he worked for wages." – A Romance in Transit by Francis Lynde
  3. It is a way old sportsmen have, and he had never interfered by word or innuendo in Louisa's actions with regard to her engagement. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy