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Definition of Insinuate


  1. To introduce gently or slowly, as by a winding or narrow passage, or a gentle, persistent movement.
  2. To introduce artfully; to infuse gently; to instill.
  3. To hint; to suggest by remote allusion; -- often used derogatorily; as, did you mean to insinuate anything?
  4. To push or work (one's self), as into favor; to introduce by slow, gentle, or artful means; to ingratiate; -- used reflexively.
  5. To creep, wind, or flow in; to enter gently, slowly, or imperceptibly, as into crevices.
  6. To ingratiate one's self; to obtain access or favor by flattery or cunning.

Insinuate Translations

insinuate in Dutch is insinueren
insinuate in French is insinuent, insinuez, insinuer, insinuons
insinuate in German is andeuten
insinuate in Norwegian is antyde
insinuate in Portuguese is insinue
insinuate in Spanish is insinuar, aludir
insinuate in Swedish is insinuera, antyda