What does inkling mean?

Definitions for inkling
ˈɪŋk lɪŋinkling

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inkling, intimation, glimmering, glimmernoun

    a slight suggestion or vague understanding

    "he had no inkling what was about to happen"


  1. inklingnoun

    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. inklingnoun

    Inclination, desire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inklingnoun

    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

Matched Categories

Anagrams for inkling »

  1. kilning, linking

  2. Kilning

  3. Linking

How to pronounce inkling?

How to say inkling in sign language?


  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

Examples of inkling in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    You may see in a relatively shorter period of Prime Time, when you're seeing the inkling of the flattening and coming down, but you know, you can't make an arbitrary decision until you see what you're dealing with. You need the data.

  2. John Boehner:

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

Images & Illustrations of inkling

  1. inklinginklinginklinginklinginkling

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for inkling

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for inkling »


Find a translation for the inkling definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these inkling definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "inkling." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 5 Dec. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/inkling>.

    Are we missing a good definition for inkling? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    a conveyance that transports people or objects
    • A. guts
    • B. intelligence
    • C. directory
    • D. vehicle

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for inkling: