- vt. 暗示；使逐渐而巧妙地取得；使迂回地潜入
- vi. 暗讽；说含沙射影的话
1. in- "in" + sinu- + -ate.
2. => bring in by windings and curvings, wind one's way into.
3. => introduce tortuously or indirectly.
- insinuate (v.)
- 1520s, from Latin insinuatus, past participle of insinuare "to throw in, push in, make a way; creep in, intrude, bring in by windings and curvings, wind one's way into," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + sinuare "to wind, bend, curve," from sinus "a curve, winding" (see sinus). Sense of "to introduce tortuously or indirectly" is from 1640s. Related: Insinuated; insinuating; insinuatingly.
- 1. He tried to insinuate himself into the boss's favor.
- 2. It'seems to me you insinuate things about her.
- 3. And do you mean to insinuate that there is not a sort of devotion in that?
- 难道你还能拐弯儿抹角儿地说这不算是赤胆忠心 吗 ?
- 4. I insinuate to her a thousand hints , which, as she is perfectly spiritual, she receives.
- 我已把我的情愫千百次灌注到她的心头, 她既是完美精神的化身, 就能理解我的心意.
- 5. He was very deferential. He was not trying to insinuate himself.
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