Meaning of “insinuate” in the English Dictionary

"insinuate" in British English

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insinuateverb [ T ]

uk /ɪnˈsɪn.ju.eɪt/ us /ɪnˈsɪn.ju.eɪt/

(Definition of “insinuate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"insinuate" in American English

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insinuateverb [ T ]

us /ɪnˈsɪn·juˌeɪt/

to express but not directly state something:

What exactly are you insinuating?
[ + (that) clause ] She insinuated (that) I’m getting fat.
insinuation
noun [ C/U ] us /ɪnˌsɪn·juˈeɪ·ʃən/

[ C ] Contrary to your insinuation, we are not being unreasonable.

(Definition of “insinuate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)