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Definition of 'hint'

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  1. an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"
       Synonyms: intimation breath
  2. a slight indication
       Synonyms: clue
  3. a slight but appreciable addition; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
       Synonyms: touch tinge mite pinch jot speck soupcon
  4. a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
       Synonyms: trace suggestion
  5. an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
       Synonyms: tip lead steer confidential information wind


  1. drop a hint; intimate by a hint
       Synonyms: suggest

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