[ US /əˈɫud/ ]
[ UK /ɐlˈuːd/ ]
  1. make a more or less disguised reference to
    He alluded to the problem but did not mention it
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How To Use allude In A Sentence

  • On Tuesday, guard Jaymes Brooks was discussing how Smith has become the player who "fusses at us a lot, tries to get our spirits up, tries to tell us not to get our heads down in certain situations" when he also alluded to a speech Smith gave at halftime of that East Carolina game. Did Andre Smith save the Hokies' season?
  • The bear is called grandfather by many peoples and the tiger is alluded to as the striped one. Exploring language (6th edn)
  • Phyllotaxis, which need not be entered into fully here; but in order the better to estimate the teratological changes which take place, it may be well to allude to the following circumstances relating to the alternation of parts. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
  • Acari in the eye have been incidentally alluded to under inflammation of the lids. Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
  • No one ever heard her allude again to her “fourpenny foreigner.” On Forsyte 'Change
  • The book's title alludes to an anti-Semitic law legislated by Frederick II of Prussia that every Jew at marriage had to purchase a surplus of goods from the royal china factory.
  • (O father of a felt calotte!) 75 In times of mourning Moslem women do not use perfumes or dyes, like the Henna here alluded to in the pink legs and feet of the dove. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • He also alluded to'considerable downward pressure '. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some alluded to specifically contemporary issues.
  • For these two are no longer categories in an existential phenomenology of Attention or Tyrolean woodcraft but fully amortised within the evident detritus of the Second World War, constantly alluded to in The White Stones.
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