suggest or mention indirectly
a statement or action that gives a small or indirect suggestion
a small sign or small amount
"not a breath of scandal ever touched her"
"this dish could use a touch of garlic"
"he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
"he got a tip on the stock market"
"a good lead for a job"
It is my hint to speak.
出自： Sir W. Scott
'I'm sure he is very rich, Fred,' hinted Scrooge's niece.
Already at Rome he had hinted to her that they might be suitable for each other.
出自： E. M. Forster
Nothing was definitely said, but a great deal was hinted.
出自： R. G. Collingwood
I hinted at his imprudence.
Again and again she hinted about the intention of her visit to me.
He hinted at the impossibility of winding up the work in two months.
He hinted at having won a great deal of money.