hint at

Definition of hint at

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

hintplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  to convey indirectly and by allusion rather than explicitly


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