Definition Of inkling
a slight knowledge or suspicion; a hint.
the records give us an inkling of how people saw the world
Example Of inkling
And although we think we know, we have no idea, not an inkling of what is happening here.
Few had the slightest inkling about the kind of music that was being played by the band.
He appeared to be deep in thought, but no one could have had an inkling of what his thoughts were.
He had it all mapped out and made certain Sally didn't have the slightest inkling that anything was up.
How was she to keep her promise if she had not an inkling of an idea who he was?