What does the word insinuate mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To suggest indirectly; intimate.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To worm ( oneself) in.

  • Part of speech: verb

  • To hint.

  • Part of speech: verb

  • To work oneself into favor, etc.

Usage examples for insinuate

  1. " D- do you d- dare to in- insinuate, Major Brennan" he began, " that I have-" he paused, his mouth wide open, staring toward the shed. – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  2. Who has dared to insinuate that? – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  3. The best plan would be to find some man devoted to our interests who would watch him, and insinuate himself into his confidence. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
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