Synonyms for hinting
- allude to
- refer to
- touch on
- bring up
- give an inkling
- jog memory
- let it be known
- let out of bag
- put flea in ear
- say in passing
- tip off
- tip one's hand
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HINTING
"This was what he was hinting at when I saw him in Dublin," Henry went on.
"You seem to be hinting at something," he could not help exclaiming.
I know there is something, because you have been hinting at it for more than a week.
Every eye was fixed upon the parson, for all were anxious to learn at what he was hinting.
The newspapers are hinting about my troubles with Prince George and the King.
But she had hinted before to-day's annoyances; she was hinting again.
The letters were feebly made, hinting of the weakness of the hand which traced them.
Was there not beauty and grandeur everywhere, hinting of Infinity?
So she went to Leonora one day and began hinting and hinting.
Such is the contrast, hinting two very different relations to the song.