Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb insinuate

2 senses of insinuate

Sense 1
insinuate -- (introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; "He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table")
       => bring in, introduce -- (bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment; "He brought in a new judge"; "The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor")

Sense 2
intimate, adumbrate, insinuate -- (give to understand; "I insinuated that I did not like his wife")
       => hint, suggest -- (drop a hint; intimate by a hint)

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