Definition of drop a hint
- He's been dropping hints that he'd like to be invited to the party.
: opportunity, turn
: a statement that expresses indirectly what one prefers not to say explicitly
: an indirect or general suggestion for how to do or solve something
: to convey indirectly and by allusion rather than explicitly
: to give an indirect suggestion or piece of evidence that leads one toward the solution of a problem : to give a hint
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