What does inkling mean?

Definitions for inklingˈɪŋk lɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word inkling.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    a slight suggestion or vague understanding

    "he had no inkling what was about to happen"


  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


  1. Inkling

    Inkling is an American company based in San Francisco, California. It produces an enterprise publishing platform, called Inkling Habitat, and sells interactive e-books and other digital content to consumers through its website and apps.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inkling

    ingk′ling, n. a hint or whisper: intimation.—v.i. Ink′le, to have a hint of. [M. E. inclen, to hint at, which Skeat suspects to be corrupted from Dan. ymte, to mutter; cf. Ice. ym-ta, to mutter; ultimately imitative.]


  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

Anagrams for inkling »

  1. kilning, linking

  2. Kilning

  3. Linking


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inkling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inkling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Boehner:

    I had no inkling whatsoever, i was as shocked and dismayed by the reports that I read as anyone else around here.

  2. David Oliver:

    Whatever the criteria they have to meet, if it is thoroughly up to stuff, they should be able to participate, but if there is even an inkling of wrongdoing still going on, unfortunately all should have to pay the price.

  3. Seán O'Casey:

    If church prelates, past or present, had even an inkling of physiology they'd realize that what they term this inner ugliness creates and nourishes the hearing ear, the seeing eye, the active mind, and energetic body of man and woman, in the same way that dirt and dung at the roots give the plant its delicate leaves and the full-blown rose.

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