insinuating

adjective in·sin·u·at·ing \ in-ˈsin-yə-ˌwā-tiŋ , -yü-ˌā- \

Definition of insinuating

1 :winning favor and confidence by imperceptible degrees :ingratiating
2 :tending gradually to cause doubt, distrust, or change of outlook often in a slyly subtle manner
  • insinuating remarks

insinuatingly

adverb

Examples of insinuating in a Sentence

  1. the fortune hunter's insinuating attentions were having their intended effect on the naive heiress

First Known Use of insinuating

1591



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