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Synonyms of hint

Noun


1. hint, intimation, breath, suggestion, proposition, proffer

usage: an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"

2. hint, clue, indication, indicant

usage: a slight indication

3. touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"

4. trace, hint, suggestion, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"

5. tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint, guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction

usage: an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

Verb


1. hint, suggest, convey

usage: drop a hint; intimate by a hint

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