Example sentences for: insinuating

How can you use “insinuating” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I adored Vosloo as Lance Henriksen's black-garbed, femininely insinuating henchman in the John Woo-Jean Claude Van Damme action picture Hard Target (1993).

  • Perhaps it's because the whole irrational frenzy burst through our door and no newspaper's half-baked insinuating detail passed me by that I think of the McCarthy era as inaugurating the postwar triumph of gossip, as the beginning not just of serious politics but of serious everything as entertainment to amuse the mass audience: McCarthyism as the first postwar flowering of the American unthinking that is now everywhere.

  • Saddam is now "better off" (Al Hunt, CNN's Capital Gang ), having divided the allies (Steve Roberts, CNN's Late Edition ) and gained "a new international legitimacy" (Paul Gigot, NewsHour With Jim Lehrer ). The return to the status quo ante has politically isolated the United States (Gigot; John McLaughlin, The McLaughlin Group ). Second prize was awarded to Russia, for insinuating itself into the dispute and re-establishing its power base in the Middle East (Eleanor Clift and Pat Buchanan, The McLaughlin Group ). William Safire on NBC's Meet the Press moaned that the week's events marked "the beginning of the Baghdad/Moscow axis," in which the impoverished Russians would rearm the Iraqis in return for oil.

  • And he was complaining about the insinuating way that little English guy used to call him 'Magnum' on Magnum P.I.

  • John McCain for insinuating that France tipped Saddam Hussein off to the imminent attack.


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