Usage examples for hint

  1. And not one word to her, not so much as one hint, mind you, as to the reason of your going; it'll just be good- by and farewell! – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis
  2. But it would hardly do to hint at this just now. – Doctor Luttrell's First Patient by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  3. I tell you again that if the men get a hint of your character or purpose they will hunt you to death." – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  4. After a while he began to hint at some little matter- I couldn't quite get its nature." – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  5. You never heard me say such a word; and don't you hint such a thing in the ship, or you will get yourself into trouble. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  6. And, at the same time, don't give them a hint as to our plans. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  7. But I don't doubt I shall ask you, if you'll be so good as to let me, for the help of a hint or two: as to how to do, don't you know? – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  8. Baird would have liked to get some hint of the state of things before he went down, but the family reserve seemed to reside in the black woman also. – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  9. How on earth did you ever get a hint of such a thing as this? – Mask of Death by Paul Ernst
  10. He chose to take the arrival of the blind men as a hint from Providence and to " go it blind" on the strength of what he had hoped might happen. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  11. If you refuse my offer, don't hint at things you have to do. – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. If I had that Knowledge I might perhaps see Grounds of Suspicion that the Design was far different from that of giving you a friendly Hint. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  13. Reader was quick enough to take this broad hint, and keep up the talk. – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  14. You never gave us a hint of this in your letters home. – The Carved Cupboard by Amy Le Feuvre
  15. You appear to hint that you know who I am? – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  16. He took the hint, and went away directly. – Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville by Mary Somerville
  17. I just heard a hint about it, replied Egon; but what has happened, Your Excellency? – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  18. And the hint was quite enough. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  19. In fact I have already given him a hint." – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. It was he who had first given the hint to Paul of the movement on foot against him. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting