Tinge Definition

tĭnj
tinged, tingeing, tinges, tinging
verb
tingeing, tinges
To color slightly; give a tint to.
Webster's New World
To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality.
American Heritage
To give a trace, slight flavor or odor, shade, etc. to.
Joy tinged with sorrow.
Webster's New World
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Antonyms:
whitenpale
noun
tinges
A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
American Heritage
A slight coloring; tint.
Webster's New World
A slight added element, property, or influence.
A tinge of regret.
American Heritage
A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch.
Webster's New World
The definition of a tinge is a small amount of coloring, flavor, or some other quality.
An example of a tinge is a slight taste of vanilla bean in a strawberry cupcake.
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Other Word Forms of Tinge

Noun

Singular:
tinge
Plural:
tinges

Origin of Tinge

  • Middle English tingen from Latin tingere

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin tingō.

    From Wiktionary

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