- Suggest or call attention to indirectly.
- To make an indirect reference.
Mid 16th century (in the sense "play with, toy with"): from latin alludere, from ad- "to" + ludere "play".
- He alludes to the incident without mentioning it directly.
- She alludes to the problem without naming it.
- He alludes to the solution without revealing it.
- She alludes to the fact without stating it.
- He alludes to the idea without explaining it.
Some random words: cram, compass, mortarboard