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nudge nudge (wink wink)

spoken A phrase spoken after a statement which indicates or emphasizes an underlying euphemistic meaning or innuendo. To be honest, we didn't see many sights on our vacation. We spent most of the time in bed, though there wasn't much sleeping, nudge nudge, wink wink!
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nudge nudge (wink wink)

used to draw attention to an innuendo, especially a sexual one, in the previous statement. informal
This expression is a catchphrase from Monty Python's Flying Circus, a British television comedy programme.
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