To tip the wink

to direct a wink; to give a hint or suggestion by, or as by, a wink.

See also: Tip

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
So wouldn't you think that some God-fearing tutor at Eton might have seen fit to tip the wink to George Osborne that a bit of philanthropy is good PR with Him Upstairs, as well as saving you a bomb on your tax bill?
Sauzee, who also works as an observer for the French League, revealed he will be more than happy to tip the wink to Paatelainen for potential targets in a French market.
The Machinist keeps its narrative cards close to its chest, refusing to tip the wink until the final frames when the source of Trevor's anguish becomes clear.