Hint, Hint

Meaning of Idiom ‘Hint, Hint’ Hint, hint is an expression used to indirectly suggest that someone do something, especially when to ask outright may be considered rude. 1Manser, Martin H. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Wordsworth Editions Limited, 2006. This humorous idiom’s meaning may be best expressed by citing some examples with explanations as to the intention … Read more

Drop a Hint

Also: Let drop a hint Meaning of Idiom ‘To Drop a Hint’ To drop a hint means to give a small, subtle hint about something; to allude to something without directly saying it. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008. ,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. Usage … Read more