inkling inkling  /ˈɪŋ klɪŋ/


  • (n) a slight suggestion or vague understanding



  1. Nobody had an inkling that he was involved in any problems.
  2. Nobody had an inkling that he was involved in any problems.
  3. Some, however, believe they have an inkling.


  1. Maloney valedictorian wasn’t expecting the honor

    MERIDEN — Matthew Arnold had an inkling that he would be one of the top 10 students in his Maloney High School graduating class, but he didn’t think he’d be number one.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Record-Journal

  2. Massive 3:30 PM Ramp Puts Silver Lining On Unprecedented FX Fireworks

    Quite a day in the markets but for those who turn on the six-o-clock news tonight - all is well in the world - Dow +78! Overnight weakness in Japan spilled over into Europe and so began the inkling of JPY-based levered trade unwinds. European high-beta risk was shellacked and as US opened JPY's strength accelerated and credit markets opened significantly gap wider (worse). Equity futures began ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  3. Jay-Z Spotted In The Studio w/ Nas, Justin Timberlake & Timbaland [PHOTO]

    The biggest non-secret in Hip-Hop is that Jay-Z is working on an album. There is no inkling of a release date yet, but Hova was spotted in the studio with Nas, Timbaland and Justin Timberlake .
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Hip-Hop Wired


  1. "I had an inkling before the test match leg of this tour that something was going to happen," Broad said. "I raised my concerns with the ICC before the tour started and they passed on those concerns to the Pakistan Cricket Board and they...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Chris Broad Source: Hindu

  2. Childress said he "had an inkling" about the conflict but that Peterson didn't tell him until an appearance at the team's facility this week.
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Brad Childress Source: USA Today

  3. "I certainly have never had even an inkling of a discussion or an indication of 'him or me' from either of them. Ever," Jones said.
    on Jan 7, 2007 By: Jerry Jones Source: USA Today

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