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hints

noun
plural of hint

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 an almost imperceptible sign of something
  • there was the slightest hint of scorn in her voice

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3 a piece of advice or useful information especially from an expert
  • some helpful hints for cleaning carpet stains

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hints

verb
present tense third-person singular of hint

Synonyms & Antonyms of hints (Entry 2 of 2)

to convey an idea indirectly
  • kept hinting that she wouldn't mind an invitation to spend the weekend at their beach house

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“Hints.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hints. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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