from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Provoking gradual doubt or suspicion; suggestive: insinuating remarks.
- adj. Artfully contrived to gain favor or confidence; ingratiating.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of insinuate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Winding, creeping, or flowing in, quietly or stealthily; suggesting; winning favor and confidence insensibly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tending to enter treacherously; insensibly winning favor or confidence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. calculated to please or gain favor
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