Definitions for inklingˈɪŋk lɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ink•lingˈɪŋk lɪŋ(n.)

  1. a slight suggestion; hint; intimation:

    They gave us no inkling of what was going to happen.

  2. a vague idea or notion; slight understanding:

    I don't have an inkling of how it works.

Origin of inkling:

1505–15; obs. inkle to hint (ME inklen) + -ing1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inkling, intimation, glimmering, glimmer(noun)

    a slight suggestion or vague understanding

    "he had no inkling what was about to happen"

Wiktionary

  1. inkling(Noun)

    A slight suspicion or hint.

    Featuring a prominent and unique opening chord, the song's success provided the first inkling that The Beatles were not the one-hit wonder some had suggested when they first came to America. uE000158657uE001A Hard Day's Night (song)

  2. inkling(Noun)

    Inclination, desire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inkling(noun)

    a hint; an intimation

CrunchBase

  1. Inkling

    Inkling provides a platform for companies to run their own internal or external prediction marketplaces. Notable clients include Abbott Labs, Acxiom, Chrysler, Cisco, CNN, General Mills, Wells Fargo, Electronic Arts, Government of Singapore, Lockheed-Martin, Viacom, ABC-KGO, O’Reilly


Translations for inkling

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

inkling(noun)

a slight idea or suspicion (about something that is happening)

I had no inkling of what was going on until she told me all about it.

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