Definition of hint :
1. A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive.
2. To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to suggest in an indirect manner; as, to hint a suspicion.
3. To make an indirect reference, suggestion, or allusion; to allude vaguely to something.
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hint (part of speech: verb)
advice (part of speech: noun)
indication (part of speech: noun)
gesture, notation, emblem, designation, marker, badge, key, figuration, insignia, lighthouse, ticket, semaphore, stamp, gesticulation, indication, guidepost, symbol, flag, token, signpost, motion, wink, denotation, crest, brand, sign, logotype, beacon, wave, icon, alert, signal, label, logo, legend, tag, banner
threat (part of speech: noun)
threaten (part of speech: verb)