Inkling – meaning of the word and examples

A feeling that something is true or likely to happen, although you are not certain. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A slight knowledge or suspicion; a hint. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A slight knowledge or suspicion; a hint. clue. (Merriam – Webster)

A slight knowledge or vague notion. (Merriam – Webster)

If you have an inkling of something, you have a vague idea about it. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

The meaning and origin of the expression: Have an inkling. The Phrase Finder.

Have a vague intimation of; have a slight knowledge of.

https://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/have-an-inkling.html

The detective had an inkling the witness was lying because she kept avoiding his eye contact.

https://wordsinasentence.com/inkling-in-a-sentence/

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