Another word for hint
allusion, inkling, insinuation, implication, reference, advice, observation, adumbration, reminder, communication, notice, information, announcement, inside information, tip, clue, implied warning, token, idea, omen, scent, cue, trace, whiff, iota, suspicion, notion, whisper, taste, evidence, reminder, memorandum, innuendo, prompter, signification, symptom, connotation, smattering, sign, wink, bare suggestion, glimmering, impression, denotation, supposition, tinge, vague knowledge, inference, prefigurement, premonition, broad hint, gentle hint, word to the wise, memorandum, mnemonic device, manifestation, foretoken, indirection, indication, slight knowledge, tip-off*, pointer*, dope*; see also suggestion 1.
A guarded remark
touch on, refer to, allude to, intimate, apprise, inform, hint at, imply, infer, acquaint, remind, impart, bring up, recall, cue, prompt, insinuate, indicate, wink, broach, signify, foreshadow, advise, adumbrate, cause to remember, inform by indirection, make an allusion to, jog the memory, give a hint of, make indirect suggestion, suggest, give indirect information, make mention of, remark in passing, drop a hint, whisper, give an inkling of*, tip off*, put a bug in one's ear*, tip the wink*, slip the dope*; see also mention, propose 1, refer 2, warn 1.
Another word for hintnoun
A subtle quality underlying or felt to underlie a situation, action, or person:implication, inkling, suspicion, undercurrent, undertone. See show, suggest
A subtle pointing out:clue, cue, intimation, suggestion. See knowledge, suggest
A slight amount or indication:breath, dash, ghost, hair, intimation, semblance, shade, shadow, soupÃ§on, streak, suggestion, suspicion, taste, tinge, touch, trace, whiff, whisper. (Informal) whisker. See big, show