Pronunciation: (in"yOO-en'dō),[key] —n., —pl.-dos, -does. 1. an indirect intimation about a person or thing, esp. of a disparaging or a derogatory nature.
2. Law. a. a parenthetic explanation or specification in a pleading.
b. (in an action for slander or libel) the explanation and elucidation of the words alleged to be defamatory.
c. the word or expression thus explained.