verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM
Origin of hint
SYNONYMS FOR hint
synonym study for hint
OTHER WORDS FROM hinthinter, nounun·hint·ed, adjective
Words nearby hint
Example sentences from the Web for hint
While convalescent plasma appears safe, and there are hints that it may help people in early stages of the disease, not enough data have been amassed to say that the treatment is effective, some experts warn.COVID-19 plasma treatments may be safe, but we don’t know if they work|Tina Hesman Saey|August 25, 2020|Science News
A hint at what spurs such slayings lies in the hyenas’ ranks.
Cook and other executives have dropped hints that Apple wants make a big splash in the field of augmented reality, which uses phone screens or high-tech eyewear to paint digital images into the real world.Apple CEO Tim Cook is fulfilling another Steve Jobs vision|Rachel Schallom|August 24, 2020|Fortune
To an optimist, any hint of success means that there must be a pony in here somewhere.GPT-3, Bloviator: OpenAI’s language generator has no idea what it’s talking about|Amy Nordrum|August 22, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Raptors coach Nick Nurse teased reporters the day before the game with hints of a mystery defense, and what he unveiled was pretty unusual indeed.The Raptors’ Defense Is Almost Never The Same, But It’s Always Really Good|Jared Dubin|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
We later learned that she had left him and was hoping he would catch the hint.
There was no sign of a struggle, and no hint of marital dispute or financial problems.Family's Best Friend Charged With Murdering Them All|Nina Strochlic|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wahlberg chimes in with the hint of a smirk: “The hard days of digging ditches!”
Animals in agony or danger are used by Martin Wittfooth, often to hint at the future of the human condition.
The woman is not looking into the camera, but there is a hint of a smile.Diane von Furstenberg: Becoming the Woman She Wanted to Be|Diane von Furstenberg|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The hint or two which Mr. Slope had given was by no means thrown away upon the bishop.Barchester Towers|Anthony Trollope
Subconsciously, if not directly though, Bab began to divine a hint of antagonism in the man.Rich Man, Poor Man|Maximilian Foster
This is a hint that Chaucer was already getting tired of his task.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
School attendance dropped in towns and cities; on the hacienda every hint of learning stopped.The Haciendas of Mexico|Paul Alexander Bartlett
There was a look of annoyance and a hint of confusion in her eyes.Good References|E. J. Rath
British Dictionary definitions for hint
Derived forms of hinthinter, nounhinting, nounhintingly, adverb
Word Origin for hint
Idioms and Phrases with hint
see take a hint.