Hint in a sentence

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Definition of Hint

  • To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to suggest in an indirect manner; as, to hint a suspicion.
  • To make an indirect reference, suggestion, or allusion; to allude vaguely to something.
  • A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive.
  • an indication of potential opportunity
  • a slight indication
  • an indirect suggestion
  • a just detectable amount
  • a slight but appreciable amount
  • drop a hint; intimate by a hint

How to use hint in a sentence. Hint pronunciation.

As Achmet and the slaves disappeared into a dark corner of the court- yard, Kaid rose to his feet, and, upon the hint, his guests, murmuring praises of his justice and his mercy and his wisdom, slowly melted from the court-yard; but once outside they hastened to proclaim in the four quarters of Cairo how yet again the English Pasha had picked from the Tree of Life an apple of fortune.
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Grant me, ye Powers, one lucky Hint for Mischief.
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In not one of the four narratives is there so much as a hint that he fainted under the burden.
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But already Louise had dropped hints such as Emmeline could not fail to understand, and her avowal of serious interest in a lover came rather as an annoyance than a surprise to Mrs. Mumford.
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How this change in her station was to come about Louise offered no hint, and did not seem to think of the matter.
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She doesn't give the slightest hint.
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Aforetime, she could discuss difference of opinion; now a hint of diversity drove her at once to the female weapon-angry and iterative assertion.
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From a curious hint that he once let fall, reenforced by the manner in which the poor epileptic in "The Karamazov Brothers" acquired the falling sickness, we cannot help thinking that its origin came from a blow given in anger by his father.
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But not a syllable to hint at the truth.
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Anxious to conciliate the girl in every honest way, Mary behaved to her with the same external respect as ever, and without a hint of express guardianship.
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She saw herself an immature and foolish girl, behaving in a way which, for all its affectation of reserve and dignity, no doubt offered to such a man as Lionel Tarrant a hint that here, if he chose, he might make a facile conquest.
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Had he not acted upon the hint?
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Resolute to avoid a long _tete-a-tete_, which was sure to exasperate her temper, Nancy kept Mary in the room, and listened to no hint from Jessica that they should retire for the accustomed privacy.
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She seemed, in truth, not to understand the hints which should have overwhelmed her.
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I will conclude with a few hints to novices.
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And just a hint or two might enable us to save ourselves a good deal of annoyance, and even protect us from real dangers.
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Jane had given them a hint that they were not slow to catch.
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Her face changed expression, and in her nasty mincing manner she began to throw out hints that Nora Glynn would not suit the nuns.
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She had said enough to oblige him to ask her to speak out, and she began to throw out hints about a man whom Nora used to meet on the hillside (she wouldn't give the man's name, she was too clever for that).
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For the readiness of the spirit, through long usage, had created a good habit in him, so that, taking a very slight hint from others, he showed great earnestness in it.
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Examples of Hint

Example #1
The court-yard was now empty, save for the servants of the Prince, David and Mahommed, and two officers in whom David had advised Kaid to put trust.
Example #2
Take him away a little.
Example #3
Then damn me, if I don't, &c.
Example #4
That Vulture, Conscience, prey upon his Heart, and rack him to Despair!
Example #5
According to the fourth evangelist, Jesus bore the cross without assistance the whole distance to the place crucifixion (John xix, 16-18).
Example #6
According to the three synoptic gospels the cross was borne not by Christ, but by Simon, a Cyrenian (see Matthew xxvii, 32; Mark xv, 2 1; Luke xxiii, 26).