- tending to instill doubts, distrust, etc.; suggestive: an insinuating letter.
- gaining favor or winning confidence by artful means: an insinuating manner.
Origin of insinuating
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Examples from the Web for insinuatingly
"Her late master was unlucky, I've heard," said I, insinuatingly.Confessions Of Con Cregan
Charles James Lever
"At least your highness will remain to luncheon," she said insinuatingly.Romance of Roman Villas
Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
Ben laughed so heartily, so insinuatingly, the contagion of his fun could not be resisted.The Clansman
"I have brought the shares I spoke of," continued Mr. Wiles, insinuatingly.The Story of a Mine
Passepoil whispered, insinuatingly: "Could I help to carry off the lady?"The Duke's Motto
Justin Huntly McCarthy