Pronunciation: (in-sin'yOO-āt"), [key]
—v., -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to suggest or hint slyly: He insinuated that they were lying.
2. to instill or infuse subtly or artfully, as into the mind: to insinuate doubts through propaganda.
3. to bring or introduce into a position or relation by indirect or artful methods: to insinuate oneself into favor.
to make insinuations.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.