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verb [intransitive/transitive]     hint pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlehinting
past tensehinted
past participlehinted
  1. to say what you are thinking or feeling in an indirect way
    hint (that):

    The Prime Minister hinted that the crisis could continue throughout the summer.

    hint at:

    Officials are hinting at the possibility of signing an agreement this week.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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