The definition of a hint is a suggestion or small amount of something, or revealing just a bit of information.(noun)
To hint is defined as to suggest something.(verb)
An example of to hint is to give clues to what someone will get for their birthday.
See hint in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. var. of hent
See hint in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Probably from Middle English hinten, henten, to catch, grasp
Origin: , from Old English hentan.
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