Nišanjenje, ciljanje na koga ili što; govorna figura u kojoj se , mesto prave stvari, kazuje njoj slična koja lako može da podseti na onu pravu; pr. aluzivan.
ETYM Latin allusio, from alludere to allude: cf. French allusion.
Passing reference or indirect mention.
1. a signal (as a word, phrase, or bit of stage business) to a performer to begin a specific speech or action; something serving a comparable purpose; hint
2. A feature indicating the nature of something perceived
3 archaic; the part one has to perform in or as if in a play
4 archaic; mood, humor
Having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal.
ETYM Latin, by intimation, by hinting, gerund of innuere, innutum, to give a nod, to intimate; pref. in- in, to + -nuere (in comp.) to nod. Related to Nutation.
1. An oblique hint; a remote allusion or reference, usually derogatory to a person or thing not named; an insinuation.
2. An interpretative parenthesis thrown into a legal text to explain an obscure word or words.
Allusion; insinuation, especially unpleasant.
Indirect, unpleasant comment; a sly hint. “i am sure you have brought up your child well—to the best of your ability, certainly.” “i wouldn’t take any books when you go to stay with Alan, if I were you. They have a habit of disappearing there.” The second example is more blatant than the first, but the essence of an innuendo is that it must be capable of an innocent explanation. The speaker must be able to charge the listener with misinterpretation or oversensitivity, if the innuendo is challenged.
ETYM Latin insinuatio: cf. French insinuation.
An indirect (and usually malicious) implication; SYN. innuendo.
ETYM Old Eng. mencioun, French mention, Latin mentio, from the root of meminisse to remember. Related to Mind.
1. A remark that calls attention to something or someone; SYN. reference.
2. An official recognition of merit; SYN. honorable mention.
1. One that points out; especially; a rod used to direct attention
2. An indicator as on a dial.
3. One that furnishes with points
4. A useful suggestion or hint; tip
1. The act of referring; SYN. consultation.
2. The relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to
3. The class of objects that an expression refers to; SYN. denotation, extension.
4. A publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to; SYN. source.