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English definition of “hint”

hint

verb [I]     /hɪnt/
to say or do something that shows, but not directly, what you think or want: [+ (that)] Mum's hinted (that) she might pay for my trip to Mexico. He's hinted at the possibility of moving to America.Suggestions and proposals
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