inkling

All Noun
1,237 examples (0.01 sec)
  • They must have no inkling that we are using them for our own ends. Cited from Secret Adversary, by Agatha Christie
  • I began to get an inkling of his meaning, and told him so. Cited from Stories by American Authors, Volume 5, by Various
  • If she had any inkling of the truth, how would she feel? Cited from The Hidden Places, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Himself he has given us little inkling of what his race has felt, and thought and done. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I, Jan. 1916, by Various
  • Tell me if you believe that any one on the post has any inkling of the truth. Cited from The Deserter, by Charles King
  • The look in his face must have given the girl some inkling of the truth. Cited from The Courage of Marge O'Doone, by James Oliver Curwood
  • If possible, we want to-night to get something of an inkling of that law. Cited from Quiet Talks on Power, by S.D. Gordon
  • But how should he get his first inkling of the business? Cited from Birds of Prey, by M.E. Braddon
  • Bill all this time had not an inkling of what the captain intended for him. Cited from From Powder Monkey to Admiral, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Had not inklings of it come to you even before he spoke? Cited from The Metal Monster, by A. Merritt
  • Also, he has more than an inkling of the true state of affairs in the ship. Cited from The Blood Ship, by Norman Springer
  • It gives me an inkling as to what sort of man you are. Cited from The Brand of Silence, by Harrington Strong
  • From his conversation we shall be able to get an inkling of the whole situation. Cited from The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1, by Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • And by this time probably some inkling of the truth had reached his intelligence. Cited from He Knew He Was Right, by Anthony Trollope
  • He had gained no inkling that anything was going really wrong, in that direction. Cited from The Brentons, by Anna Chapin Ray
  • No general could have been more careful that no inkling of his design should reach the enemy. Cited from Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War, by G. F. R. Henderson
  • His first inkling of trouble came with the return of his copy book. Cited from The Soul of a Child, by Edwin Bjorkman
  • They begin to have inklings of how much more parallel we may presently become. Cited from What is Coming?, by H. G. Wells
  • He found time to ring me up yesterday and give me an inkling. Cited from Married Life, by May Edginton
  • I know that if my dear old father got an inkling of the truth, it would kill him. Cited from Sylvia's Marriage, by Upton Sinclair
  • Next »

Words starting with inkling

Meaning of inkling

  • noun A slight suggestion or vague understanding
    he had no inkling what was about to happen