Übersetzung von “hint” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nounhint /hɪnt/
countable an indirect suggestion of a thought or feeling
allusion feminine
give sb a hint
donner un indice

I'll give you a hint: it's red and round.
Je te donne un indice, c'est rouge et rond.
drop a hint
suggest sth indirectly
faire une allusion

I dropped several hints, but he didn't buy me flowers.
J'ai fait plusieurs allusions mais il ne m'a pas acheté de fleurs.
countable a tip to help sb
conseil masculine , astuce feminine

helpful hints on how to use the Internet
des conseils utiles sur la manière d'utiliser Internet
singular a small amount
pointe feminine , soupçon masculine

tea with a hint of vanilla
thé avec une pointe de vanille


verb transitive-intransitivehint /hɪnt/
to suggest sth indirectly
faire allusion à qqch , laisser entendre qqch

She hinted that her marriage was not happy.
Elle a laissé entendre que son mariage n'était pas heureux.

The president hinted at a cut in taxes.
Le président a fait allusion à une baisse des impôts.

(Übersetzung von “hint” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /hint/

a statement that passes on information without giving it openly or directly

He didn’t actually say he wanted more money, but he dropped a hint.

a helpful suggestion

I can give you some useful gardening hints.

a very small amount; a slight impression

There was a hint of fear in his voice.
take a/the hint

to understand a hint and act on it

saisir l’allusion
I keep making jokes to my secretary about her coming to work late every day, but she never takes the hint.

(Übersetzung von “hint” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)