hint at

phrasal verb

hinted at; hinting at; hints 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 6 Jun. 2023.

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