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

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