Definition of 'inkling'
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Anyone with the slightest inkling of the hooker's character may have guessed this selection was a recipe for a red card. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was little inkling of revival in the air. Times, Sunday Times (2007)How to give an inkling of the loss? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The first inkling that something was not right came as summer drew to a close. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Was that the first inkling you got that it would be a success? Times, Sunday Times (2009)This was the first inkling that the book was destined for runaway success. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That was my first inkling that we might have got a little carried away. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Alternatively we could use it as soon as we got the slightest inkling of a pandemic strain emerging. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This could be the first moment they give us an inkling that we are on the right track. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can get an inkling of what it was like for all those young men who flew out to their deaths up here. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As if she somehow has a little inkling of all this, she decides to regroup. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Alas, few people have the slightest inkling of what real engineering is all about. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your boyfriend may already have an inkling that something 's wrong. The Sun (2006)The first inkling of the Labour coup came in the early hours of yesterday morning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first inkling of impending calamity came at about 10am. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I had not the slightest inkling this file existed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You get an inkling of what's ahead as you pass shacks illegally linked by improvised wiring to the pylons above. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But they can have had little inkling of the social revolution or the economic upheavals that the next half-century had in store. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The first inkling that he was about to be embarrassed by his former wife was when the telephone rang on Wednesday morning. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The first inkling most victims have that they have been duped comes when they arrive at the property and find there is no record of their reservation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I had not the slightest inkling he was seeing anyone else, let alone three women. The Sun (2015)This was my first inkling that things might not go as smoothly as I had imagined. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I have been given little inkling of a why, but day by day the how is supplied. Christianity Today (2000)He added: 'The parents have seen no changes that would give any inkling that this kind of thing could happen. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I hope I will also be able to give some inkling as to why certain continental philosophers are difficult. Philosophy at the Limit (1990)
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