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nudge nudge (wink wink)

Definition of nudge nudge wink wink in English:

Used to draw attention to a sexual innuendo in the previous statement: haven’t seen much of the beach—we’ve been catching up on our sleep (nudge nudge)
[a catchphrase from Monty Python's Flying Circus, a British television comedy programme]
More example sentences
  • It may sound like one of those late night SBS Swedish movies, nudge nudge wink wink, but alas, of all the films bearing this name, this is the bottom of the barrel.
  • So I'm pretty sure he will jump - nudge nudge wink wink, get it?
  • Oh yes and what else did she do in his office nudge nudge?
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