An indirect suggestion.
A slight indication.
Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology†, semeiotics†; Zeitgeist. [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more
A slight but appreciable amount.
Dutch: snufje, snuifje
A just detectable amount:
— A hint mockery in her manner.
Roget 505: memory, remembrance; retention, retentiveness; tenacity; veteris vestigia flammae [Lat.]; tablets of the memory; readiness. reminiscence, recognition, recollection, rememoration†; recurrence, flashback; ... show more
An indication of potential opportunity.
Drop a hint; intimate by a hint.
Moby thesaurus: admonishment, admonition, adumbrate, adumbration, advert, advice, aide-memoire, alarm, allegorize, allegory, allude, allude to, allusion, angle, arcane meaning, argue, assistance, assume, assumption, augur ... show more.
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