In*sin"u*a*tive (?), a. [Cf. F. insinuatif.]

1.

Stealing on or into the confidence or affections; having power to gain favor.

"Crafty, insinuative, plausible men."

Bp. Reynolds.

2.

Using insinuations; giving hints; insinuating; as, insinuative remark.

 

© Webster 1913.

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