nudge nudge, wink wink

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!
See also: nudge
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ˌnudge ˈnudge, ˌwink ˈwink


a ˌnudge and a ˈwink

used to suggest something to do with sex without actually saying it: They’ve been spending a lot of time together, nudge nudge, wink wink.
See also: nudge, wink
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(Nudge nudge, wink wink.) Youngsters, ask your parents.
"I think Eric Idle's 'nudge nudge, wink wink' sketch is among one of my alltime favourites.
Those in racing who already knew Dettori to be occasionally sullen behind the cameras, in contrast to his bubbly character in front of it, might have found themselves giving a nudge nudge, wink wink at the television screen on the show's opening night.
The flashing the flesh just demeans the poor girls and cheapens the whole place to a nudge nudge, wink wink and how's your father seventies sitcom.
Now that the glow has subsided I must admit to some disappointment with Chubby Chandler yet to make contact and invite me to break bread with Rory, Lee and Darren or that Titliest, the maker of the ball with which I achieved this amazing feat have failed (nudge nudge, wink wink), to fill my garage with their samples or offer any sponsorship.
Behind closed curtains, we indulged in the most natural of human acts but as for talking about it, well nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more.
All nudge nudge, wink wink, the court has gone--to bed.
Nudge nudge, wink wink, they're gonna give us what we really, really want.
It''s a genuinely funny game of nudge nudge, wink wink, with the drop-deadgorgeous Robert Downey Jr as a petty thief who winds up playing gumshoe.
But overall there was nothing nudge nudge, wink wink about the evening's music.
But the aspersions are still there, nudge nudge, wink wink. Or am I paranoid?
It's all nudge nudge, wink wink, my God he's still having SEX, the dirty devil!