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Meaning of INKLING

Pronunciation:  'ingkling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a slight suggestion; "he had no inkling what was about to happen"
 

INKLING is a 7 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: intimation
 
 See Also: suggestion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"kling\, n.
A hint; an intimation.

      The least inkling or glimpse of this island. --Bacon.

      They had some inkling of secret messages. --Clarendon.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bare suggestion, broad hint, clue, cue, dash, gentle hint, gesture, glimmer, glimmering, half an idea, hazy idea, hint, idea, implication, impression, index, indication, infusion, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, kick, look, mere notion, nod, notion, nudge, prompt, sauce, scent, seasoning, shade, sign, signal, smack, sneaking suspicion, soupcon, spice, spoor, sprinkling, suggestion, suspicion, symptom, taint, telltale, tempering, thought, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, tip, tip-off, touch, trace, track, vague idea, vestige, whisper, wind, wink
 

 

 

 

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