Definitions For Hint


  • An indication of potential opportunity
  • A slight indication
  • An indirect suggestion
  • A just detectable amount
  • A slight but appreciable amount
  • A small piece of information that helps you guess an answer or do something more easily
  • Information about something given in an indirect way ; especially : a statement that suggests something that you do not want to say in a direct way
  • A very small amount of something


  • Drop a hint; intimate by a hint
  • To say (something) or give information about (something) in an indirect way

Is Hint a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Hint is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hint in a Sentence

  • Her face gave me a hint of what she was thinking.
  • “I have a lot of work to do.” “OK, I'll leave. I can take a hint.”
  • The sauce has a subtle hint of garlic.
  • I keep hinting, but she's not catching on. I think I need to be more direct.
  • The boss hinted about possible layoffs.

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