Origin of insinuating
verb (used with object), in·sin·u·at·ed, in·sin·u·at·ing.
verb (used without object), in·sin·u·at·ed, in·sin·u·at·ing.
Origin of insinuate
Examples from the Web for insinuating
The Orioles scarred Palmer by insinuating that his problems were in his head.
Olasky describes it instead as “insinuating evolution,” which sounds sinister.How Creationism Hurts Christian Colleges—And Their Students|Karl W. Giberson|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, gradually, “it got more to Kevin insinuating sexual things.”‘I Always Felt It Was Creepy’: Stories of Sex With Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash|Maria Elena Fernandez|December 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Whether he is insinuating himself into a juggling routine or flubbing a trapeze act, he clearly has those skills in his toolkit.
Obama released his birth certificate, but Republicans insisted on insinuating that it was a fake.Harry Reid Is Vilified by a Press Corps That Tolerates Much Worse From the Right|Michelle Goldberg|August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Do not fumble with it, or succumb to the insinuating temptation of clinging to what is so effective.How to See a Play|Richard Burton
Whether the tone in which it is uttered be gruff or polished, sharp or insinuating, it is at least sincere.The Adventures of a Dog, and a Good Dog Too|Alfred Elwes
His eyes were of the softest blue, clear and bright; his voice soft, musical, and insinuating.The White Rose of Langley|Emily Sarah Holt
The insinuating sneer on Kirby's lips changed into the semblance of a smile.The Devil's Own|Randall Parrish
I don't want to mislead anybody by insinuating that her belief in my capacities was in any way justified.My Austrian Love|Maxime Provost
Word Origin for insinuate
1520s, from Latin insinuatus, past participle of insinuare "to throw in, push in, make a way; creep in, intrude, bring in by windings and curvings, wind one's way into," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + sinuare "to wind, bend, curve," from sinus "a curve, winding." Sense of "to introduce tortuously or indirectly" is from 1640s. Related: Insinuated; insinuating; insinuatingly.