Definitions for tingetɪndʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tingetɪndʒ(v.)tinged, tinge•ing; ting•ing

  1. (v.t.)to impart a slight degree of some color to; tint.

  2. to impart a slight taste or smell to.

  3. (n.)a slight degree of coloration.

  4. a slight admixture; trace:

    a tinge of garlic.

Origin of tinge:

1470–80; < L tingere to dye, color

Princeton's WordNet

  1. touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon(noun)

    a slight but appreciable amount

    "this dish could use a touch of garlic"

  2. undertone, tinge(verb)

    a pale or subdued color

  3. tinge, color, colour, distort(verb)

    affect as in thought or feeling

    "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"

  4. tint, tinct, tinge, touch(verb)

    color lightly

    "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"


  1. tinge(Noun)

    A small amount of something, especially of an added colour.

  2. tinge(Noun)

    The degree of vividness of a colour; shade, hue or tint.

  3. tinge(Verb)

    To add a small amount of colour; to tint.

  4. Origin: From tingere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tinge(verb)

    to imbue or impregnate with something different or foreign; as, to tinge a decoction with a bitter taste; to affect in some degree with the qualities of another substance, either by mixture, or by application to the surface; especially, to color slightly; to stain; as, to tinge a blue color with red; an infusion tinged with a yellow color by saffron

  2. Tinge(noun)

    a degree, usually a slight degree, of some color, taste, or something foreign, infused into another substance or mixture, or added to it; tincture; color; dye; hue; shade; taste

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a trace, or slight amount, of a colour

Her hair had a tinge of red.

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