Synonyms and Antonyms of inkling

  1. a slight or indirect pointing to something (as a solution or explanation) did not give the slightest inkling that he was planning to quit Synonyms clue, cue, indication, hint, intimation, lead, suggestionRelated Words breath, flicker, glimmer, glimpse, mention, scent, whiff, wind; hunch, idea, inspiration, notion; allusion, implication, inference, innuendo, insinuation; denotation, evidence, guidepost, key, mark, overtone, pointer, sign, signal, telltale, token; assistance, nod, prompt, tip, tip-off, wink; feeling, foreboding, intuition, premonition, presentiment, suspicion; augury, foreshadower, foretaste, harbinger, omen, portent, prefigurement, presage, symptomNear Antonyms answer, solution

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a brief usually trivial fact

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