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See definition of hints on Dictionary.com
  • nounindication; suggestion
  • verbsuggest; indicate

synonyms for hints

  • advice
  • announcement
  • clue
  • evidence
  • idea
  • implication
  • impression
  • information
  • inkling
  • intimation
  • mention
  • notion
  • reference
  • reminder
  • scent
  • sign
  • suspicion
  • symptom
  • taste
  • tinge
  • tip
  • trace
  • warning
  • whiff
  • whisper
  • wink
  • wrinkle
  • adumbration
  • allusion
  • communication
  • connotation
  • denotation
  • glimmering
  • help
  • inference
  • innuendo
  • insinuation
  • iota
  • lead
  • notice
  • observation
  • omen
  • pointer
  • print
  • signification
  • smattering
  • telltale
  • tip-off
  • token
  • flea in ear
  • word to wise

antonyms for hints

MOST RELEVANT
  • lot
  • heedlessness
  • neglect
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How to use hints in a sentence

The obeying of several hints, of secret impulses, argues great wisdom.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
These disseminated them to the people, with proper commentaries, in dark hints and distant observations.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
No further hints need be offered except perhaps in regard to the last ten lines of the last stanza.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
You are not the first that has picked up my hints, and stuck fast in their execution.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
I don't approve of women giving such broad hints to us men folk.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
It happened, however, that the "Hints" went far beyond anything the Government had in mind.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
This manner of expressing themselves in hints and negations must have greatly sharpened the wits of the Scotch.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Although it is impossible, within the limits of this little volume, to give many hints upon riding, a few may not be amiss.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
At the period for which these hints are intended, the Modern Languages should form a portion of acquirement.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
But there were hints of interesting things in the letter, and Bill kept it a day or so for re-reading.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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