Associations to the word «Hint»


HINT, noun. A clue.
HINT, noun. A tacit suggestion that avoids a direct statement.
HINT, noun. A small, barely detectable amount of.
HINT, noun. Information in a computer-based font that suggests how the outlines of the font's glyphs should be distorted in order to produce, at specific sizes, a visually appealing pixel-based rendering. Also known as hinting.
HINT, noun. (obsolete) An opportunity; occasion; fit time.
HINT, verb. (intransitive) To suggest tacitly without a direct statement; to provide a clue.
HINT, verb. (transitive) To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to suggest in an indirect manner.
HINT, verb. (transitive) To develop and add hints to a font.

Dictionary definition

HINT, noun. An indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her".
HINT, noun. A slight indication.
HINT, noun. A slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic".
HINT, noun. A just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent".
HINT, noun. An indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job".
HINT, verb. Drop a hint; intimate by a hint.

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.