plural of hint



Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hint


• hist. n., thins, this'n

Source: Wiktionary


Hint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Hinting.] Etym: [OE. henten, hinten, to seize, to catch, AS. hentan to pursue, take, seize; or Icel. ymta to mutter, ymtr a muttering, Dan. ymte to whisper. sq. root36. Cf. Hent.]

Definition: To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to suggest in an indirect manner; as, to hint a suspicion. Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike. Pope.


– To suggest; intimate; insinuate; imply.

Hint, v. i.

Definition: To make an indirect reference, suggestion, or allusion; to allude vaguely to something. We whisper, and hint, and chuckle. Tennyson. To hint at, to allude to lightly, indirectly, or cautiously.


– To allude; refer; glance; touch.

Hint, n.

Definition: A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive. Our hint of woe Is common. Shak. The hint malevolent, the look oblique. Hannah M


– Suggestion; allusion. See Suggestion.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


Word of the Day

4 October 2022


(adjective) made troubled or apprehensive or distressed in appearance; “his face was clouded with unhappiness”

Do you know this game?


Wordscapes is a popular word game consistently in the top charts of both Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The Android version has more than 10 million installs. This guide will help you get more coins in less than two minutes of playing the game. Continue reading Wordscapes: Get More Coins