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Verb: hint  hint
  1. Make an indirect suggestion; intimate by a hint
    - suggest
Noun: hint  hint
  1. An indirect suggestion
    "not a hint of scandal ever touched her";
    - intimation, breath
     
  2. A slight indication
    - clue
     
  3. A slight but appreciable amount
    "this dish could use a hint of garlic";
    - touch, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soup├žon
     
  4. A just detectable amount
    "he speaks French with a hint of an accent";
    - trace, suggestion
     
  5. An indication of potential opportunity
    "he got a hint on the stock market";
    - tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind
     
  6. A small piece of useful advice or information
    - tip, pointer

Derived forms: hinting, hints, hinted

Type of: convey, counsel, counseling [US], counselling [Brit, Cdn], direction, guidance, indicant, indication, proffer, proposition, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, suggestion

Encyclopedia: Hint