insinuation

as in innuendo
a slyly or subtly derogatory remark the insinuation that there were considerations other than love for the actor having such a high-profile wedding

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“Insinuation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/insinuation. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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