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hint

 
 
pronunciation:
hInt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sign or suggestion that is not made in a direct way.
Give me a hint of where to look.
synonyms:
suggestion, tip
similar words:
clue, implication, inkling, lead, note, pointer
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: hints, hinting, hinted
definition: to mention or suggest in a way that is not direct.
She hinted that she wanted a new pair of shoes.
synonyms:
imply, suggest
similar words:
indicate
derivation: hintingly (adv.)
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