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Definitions of hint

  1. To suggest indirectly; make a suggestion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to suggest in an indirect manner; as, to hint a suspicion. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To suggest; mention casually. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion: to allude to. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To suggest indirectly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To make an indirect reference, suggestion, or allusion; to allude vaguely to something. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To make an indirect or remote allusion: to allude. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To allude covertly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. drop a hint; intimate by a hint Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To bring to mind by a slight allusion; to allude to; to suggest. To hint at, to make a remote allusion to; to mention slightly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. To bring to mind by a slight intimation; to suggest; to allude to distantly; to imply. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. a slight but appreciable addition; "this dish could use a touch of garlic" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A suggestion; distant allusion. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. An indirect suggestion or allusion. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. A covert or indirect allusion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. A distant allusion; intimation; suggestion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. A distant allusion; slight mention or reference. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for hint

  1. And not one word to her, not so much as one hint mind you, as to the reason of your going; it'll just be good- by and farewell! – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis
  2. But it would hardly do to hint at this just now. – Doctor Luttrell's First Patient by Rosa Nouchette Carey
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