hint at

phrasal verb
hinted at; hinting at; hints at

Definition of hint at

: to talk about (something) in an indirect way He's been hinting at the possibility of running for mayor. The history textbook only hinted at the racial prejudice of that era.

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“Hint at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hint%20at. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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