What does the word insinuation mean?

Usage examples for insinuation

  1. " Oh, I guess Christine's pretty well suited with the one she's got," she said, with insinuation. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  2. Every other mention of her is evidence against the insinuation that the maternal affection of Plotina for Hadrian was tinctured with love of a stronger nature. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain