A tinge of regret.
An example of a tinge is a slight taste of vanilla bean in a strawberry cupcake.
Joy tinged with sorrow.
An example of tinge is to add a drop of red food coloring to white icing to make it slightly pink.
Other Word Forms
Origin of tinge
- Middle English tingen from Latin tingere
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin tingō.