insinuate oneself into

insinuate oneself into
WORM ONE'S WAY INTO, ingratiate oneself with, curry favour with; foist oneself on, introduce oneself into; infiltrate, invade, sneak into, intrude on, impinge on; informal muscle in on.

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  • insinuate oneself into — he is trying to insinuate himself into their family Syn: worm one s way into, ingratiate oneself with, curry favor with; foist oneself on, introduce oneself into, edge one s way into, insert oneself into; infiltrate, invade, sneak into, maneuver… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • insinuate oneself into — manoeuvre oneself gradually into (a favourable position). → insinuate …   English new terms dictionary

  • insinuate — ► VERB 1) suggest or hint (something bad) in an indirect and unpleasant way. 2) (insinuate oneself into) manoeuvre oneself gradually into (a favourable position). DERIVATIVES insinuating adjective insinuator noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense… …   English terms dictionary

  • insinuate — [in sin′yo͞o āt΄] vt. insinuated, insinuating [< L insinuatus, pp. of insinuare, to introduce by windings and turnings, insinuate < in , in + sinus, curved surface] 1. to introduce or work into gradually, indirectly, and artfully [to… …   English World dictionary

  • insinuate — v. 1) (d; refl.) ( to ingratiate ) to insinuate into (to insinuate oneself into smb. s good graces) 2) (L; to) ( to suggest ) she insinuated (to us) that her partner had embezzled funds * * * [ɪn sɪnjʊeɪt] (L; to) ( to suggest ) she insinuate (to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • insinuate — [ɪn sɪnjʊeɪt] verb 1》 suggest (something bad) in an indirect and unpleasant way. 2》 (insinuate oneself into) manoeuvre oneself gradually into (a favourable position). 3》 slide slowly and smoothly into a place. Derivatives insinuating adjective… …   English new terms dictionary

  • insinuate — insinuative /in sin yooh ay tiv, yooh euh /, insinuatory /in sin yooh euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. insinuatively, adv. insinuator, n. /in sin yooh ayt /, v., insinuated, insinuating. v.t. 1. to suggest or hint slyly: He insinuated that they were… …   Universalium

  • insinuate — in•sin•u•ate [[t]ɪnˈsɪn yuˌeɪt[/t]] v. at•ed, at•ing 1) to suggest or hint slyly: He insinuated that they were lying[/ex] 2) to instill or infuse subtly or artfully, as into the mind: to insinuate doubt[/ex] 3) to bring or introduce into a… …   From formal English to slang

  • insinuate — [c]/ɪnˈsɪnjueɪt / (say in sinyoohayt) verb (insinuated, insinuating) –verb (t) 1. to suggest or hint slyly. 2. instil or infuse subtly or artfully into the mind: to insinuate doubt. 3. to bring or introduce into a position or relation by indirect …  

  • insinuate — verb he insinuated that she lied insinuate oneself into Syn: imply, suggest, hint, intimate, indicate, let it be known, give someone to understand; informal make out …   Thesaurus of popular words

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