1.) A small amount or portion of something. 2.) A joke or improvised scene. Everyone still reference the bit on the Chappelle Show about Charlie Murphy and Rick James "True Hollywood Story." 3.) In tech talk, it refers to a binary digit. A bit is the smallest unit of measurement used to quantify computer data. 4.) A part of a handy operating tool.
1.) A clue or suggestions that points you in the right direction. 2.) A small dash or dab of something. As in a hint of paprika. There was a hint of fear in his eyes. I smell a hint of rosemary in this roasted chicken.
One of the best expletive to shout when the evil villain or do-gooder gets their way and you don't. However, you must wave your fists in the air like that of an elderly person to express the passion of reproach for these types of situations.