Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: insinuating
IPA transcription: [,ɪns'ɪnjueɪtɪŋ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ingratiating, insinuating, ingratiatory
    Meaning: calculated to please or gain favor; "a smooth ingratiating manner"
Usage examples
  • Darkly insinuating what may possibly happen
  • 'Who else is a-goin', lovey?' said Mrs. Cluppins, in an insinuating manner.
  • Reuben is such a liar, and has such insinuating ways. The stranger was deceived.
  • "Has the lady any chairs for the gipsy woman to mend?" she asked in a soft and insinuating voice....
  • Polite, affable, insinuating, sprightly, and capable of speaking and writing with equal ease and dignity.