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hint

 
Noun hint has 5 senses
  1. hint, intimation, breath - an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"
    --1 is a kind of suggestion, proposition, proffer
    Derived form: verb hint1
  2. hint, clue - a slight indication
    --2 is a kind of indication, indicant
    Derived form: verb hint1
  3. touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon - a slight but appreciable addition; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
    --3 is a kind of small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
    --3 has particulars: snuff
  4. trace, hint, suggestion - a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
    --4 is a kind of small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
    --4 has particulars: spark
  5. tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint - an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
    --5 is a kind of guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction
    Derived form: verb hint1
Verb hint has 1 sense
  1. hint, suggest - drop a hint; intimate by a hint
    --1 is one way to convey, impart
    Derived forms: noun hint5, noun hint2, noun hint1
    Sample sentence:
    They hint that there was a traffic accident
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