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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Tending or intended to introduce (as an idea or point of view) stealthily, slyly, or artfully.

Usage examples (17)
  • Verb (used with object) : He insinuated that they were lying. ,to insinuate doubts through propaganda. ,to insinuate oneself into favor
  • Which was a bit insinuative, but it worked, you know.
  • Finding nothing insinuative, he moved on to the storeroom.
  • What exactly was “false” rather than just imbalanced, selective, insinuative, and otherwise objectionable? for more
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