To argue otherwise, or even to hint otherwise, is irresponsible.
At last, archeologists have resolved the debate over the first Americans (hint: they walked).
The reason given, without a hint of triumphalism, was that America worked.
hint: Witnesses are in no position to draw conclusions; they are credible only, if at all, for making observations.
A new book reveals the surprising reality behind the famous Lawrence v. Texas case (hint: there was no actual sex).
Not a hint that he ever kissed a woman or ever took a little child upon his knee.
Beecot had half a mind to follow, so strange was the hint she had given him.
Marty did not hint to his cousin that he suspected her intention.
But there was no hint of such things in the alien literature.
He brooded over it all day, but dared not drop any hint to Henriette.
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.