Other Words for Hint
Hint as a Noun has these synonyms:
suggest, imply, indicate, tip (off), intimate, allude, insinuate, mention, clue, cue, signal, refer, advert
Example: She hinted that I might appeal to her sister.
suggestion, clue, implication, inkling, indication, tip, tip-off, intimation, allusion, innuendo, insinuation, pointer, help, advice
Example: The quiz-master gave me a hint and I got the answer at once.
Example: Which government has ever served without any hint of scandal.