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inkling

ink·ling

inkling

 
 
pronunciation:
Ingk lIng
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a vague or partial idea or understanding.
I had no inkling of your intentions.
similar words:
glimpse, idea
definition 2: a vague or partial suggestion; hint or clue.
I had an inkling of what my birthday present might be.
similar words:
clue, glimmer, glimpse, idea, intuition, lead
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