Translation of "insinuate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɪnˈsɪn.ju.eɪt/ us

to suggest, without being direct, that something unpleasant is true

Are you insinuating (that) I’m losing my nerve?
What are you insinuating, Daniel?
insinuation noun uk /ɪnˌsɪn.juˈeɪ.ʃən/ us

We resent these insinuations that we are not capable of leading the company forward.

(Translation of “insinuate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /(British ) inˈsinuˌeit; (American) inˈsinuːˌeit/

to suggest something bad or unpleasant in an indirect manner

He insinuated that she was lying.

(formal) to gradually gain someone’s respect, trust, or affection by pretending to be sincere

He insinuated himself into Sarah’s affections.

(formal) to slowly move yourself or a part of your body into a particular place

He insinuated his arm around her waist.
insinuation noun

insinuación; indirecta
He made an insinuation that my work was not as good as it should be recently.

(Translation of “insinuate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)