Synonyms of hint in English:

hint


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See Spanish definition of insinuación

noun

1‘he had given no hint that he was going to leave’

SYNONYMS
clue, inkling, suggestion, indication, indicator, sign, signal, pointer, intimation, insinuation, innuendo, mention, allusion, whisper, a word to the wise

2‘handy hints about what to buy’

SYNONYMS
tip, suggestion, piece of advice, word of advice, pointer, clue, cue, guideline, recommendation
advice, help
informal how-to, wrinkle

3‘the wine had a fresh flavour, with a hint of mint’

SYNONYMS
trace, touch, suspicion, suggestion, dash, soupçon, tinge, modicum, breath, whiff, taste, scent, whisper, undertone
informal smidgen, sniff, tad
ANTONYMS

lashings


verb

1‘he has hinted that his ambitions lie in Hollywood’

SYNONYMS
imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest, indicate, signal, whisper, give a clue, give an inkling, let it be known, allude to the fact, make a reference to the fact, refer to the fact, give someone to understand, give someone to believe
allude to, refer to, drive at, mean
informal get at