The remainder of his section, now 60 strong, engaged in training on the hinter slope.
It contains, notably in the two acts of the "hinter haus," real strokes of observation and profound knowledge of human nature.
But the hinter at evil things, having shot his shafts, was turning on his heel, bound for the tap-room at the "Brown Cow."
Let any one so much as hint that you are throwing yourself at Alec's head, and I shall have the hinter dynamited.
To widen their knowledge of the world, and teach them that "hinter den Bergen sind auch Leute!"
c.1600, apparently from obsolete hent, from Middle English hinten "to tell, inform" (c.1400), from Old English hentan "to seize," from Proto-Germanic *hantijanan (cf. Gothic hinþan "to seize"), related to hunt (v.). Modern sense and spelling first attested in Shakespeare.
1640s, from hint (n.). Related: Hinted; hinting.