Definitions for hint

Definitions for (noun) hint

Main entry: lead, confidential information, wind, tip, steer, hint

Definition: an indication of potential opportunity

Usage: he got a tip on the stock market; a good lead for a job

Main entry: hint, clue

Definition: a slight indication

Main entry: breath, intimation, hint

Definition: an indirect suggestion

Usage: not a breath of scandal ever touched her

Main entry: hint, trace, suggestion

Definition: a just detectable amount

Usage: he speaks French with a trace of an accent

Main entry: soupcon, speck, tinge, touch, hint, mite, jot, pinch

Definition: a slight but appreciable amount

Usage: this dish could use a touch of garlic

Definitions for (verb) hint

Main entry: suggest, hint

Definition: drop a hint; intimate by a hint

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