insinuate insinuate  /ɪn ˈsɪn ju eɪt/


  1. (v) introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner
  2. (v) give to understand



  1. Fred lost his cool when the reporter insinuated that he had taken bribe to keep the adverse report under wraps.
  2. Journalistic impropriety is no more an insinuation, it is now a irrefutable charge.
  3. It is easy to insinuate about wrong doing when the person at the receiving end is not there to defend himself.


  1. Samsung announces new Galaxy NX Android camera

    Android continues to slowly insinuate itself into the camera market, from whence it began -- it is a slow process, but the phones started that way as well, so look out. The latest announcement is a new Galaxy NX camera that pushes this to the next level from the past version of this experiment. The Galaxy NX sports a 3G/4G LTE connection along with WiFi, as well as an array of interchangeable ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: BetaNews

  2. Serena Williams has apologized for her "she got too drunk" comments concerning the Steubenville rape

    Serena Williams has apologized for her " she got too drunk " comments concerning the Steubenville rape victim, but not without suggesting that maybe the reporter made it all up: "What was written—what I supposedly said—is insensitive and hurtful, and I by no means would say or insinuate that she was at all to blame." Read more...        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Gawker

  3. Serena Williams denies making Steubenville rape comments, sort of apologizes anyway

    "What was written -- what I supposedly said -- is insensitive and hurtful, and I by no means would say or insinuate that she was at all to blame," Serena Williams says of her Steubenville rape case comments.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Zap2It


  1. "I think this will be the most advanced anti-doping program in the world," Armstrong said. "I'm going to talk about it today; beyond today, I'm not going to tell you how clean I am, and I'm not going to insinuate how dirty the others are.
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Lance Armstrong Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "There have been no discussions with any elected officials or business executives about buying the team or moving to Newark," Ratner said in a statement. "The team is very simply not for sale, and any stories that suggest or insinuate that we...
    on May 1, 2008 By: Bruce Ratner Source: New York Times

  3. "I take offense to people that insinuate and call that a lack of discipline or a lack of responsibility," Del Rio said. "There are no rules about being out on a Monday night before your day off the following day. ...... This is a disciplined...
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Jack Del Rio Source: International Herald Tribune

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