Textual thesaurus for "hint"

(noun) lead, confidential information, wind, tip, steer

an indication of potential opportunity

he got a tip on the stock market; a good lead for a job

(noun) clue

a slight indication

(noun) breath, intimation

an indirect suggestion

not a breath of scandal ever touched her

(noun) trace, suggestion

a just detectable amount

he speaks French with a trace of an accent

(noun) soupcon, speck, tinge, touch, mite, jot, pinch

a slight but appreciable amount

this dish could use a touch of garlic

(verb) suggest

drop a hint; intimate by a hint