Meaning of “insinuating” in the English Dictionary

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"insinuating" in British English

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uk /ɪnˈsɪn.ju.eɪ.tɪŋ/ us /ɪnˈsɪn.ju.eɪ.t̬ɪŋ/

suggesting ideas without saying them directly:

She didn't reply - she merely smiled that insinuating smile.
Both songs are in danger of being banned for their sexy, insinuating lyrics.

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

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