Definition of insinuation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    insinuation

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ɪnˌsɪnyuˈeɪʃn//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] something that someone insinuates She resented the insinuation that she was too old for the job.
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of insinuating something His reputation was ruined by insinuation and rumor.
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