At last, archeologists have resolved the debate over the first Americans (hint: they walked).
hint Fiction is not trying to overtake other forms of literature.
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c.1600, apparently from obsolete hent, from Middle English hinten "to tell, inform" (c.1400), from Old English hentan "to seize," from Proto-Germanic *hantijanan (cf. Gothic hinþan "to seize"), related to hunt (v.). Modern sense and spelling first attested in Shakespeare.
1640s, from hint (n.). Related: Hinted; hinting.