Now I give you my word that that news was the first intimation we had ever had that the Quicks were in England!
She would have no one escort her to the station; she would give no intimation of her plans.
I trusted to the little scene I had just contrived to prepare the mind of the Czaritza for this intimation.
Mr. Bassett, I do not understand your intimation concernin' myself.
That was the first intimation I had of its suppression or of its production here by the Crown.
Thorpe accepted in good part the intimation that silence was after all most decorous.
But no word, no breath of intimation, had ruffled the serenity of the cross-roads.
He paused for a minute or two, as if waiting some intimation on my part.
The first intimation that we received of this determination was by a wooden rail being hurled against the window.
This was their first intimation of what the convention had really done.
mid-15c., "action of making known," from Middle French intimation (late 14c.), from Late Latin intimationem (nominative intimatio) "an announcement" (in Medieval Latin "a judicial notification"), noun of action from past participle stem of intimare (see intimate). Meaning "suggestion, hint" is from 1530s.