touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon(noun)
a slight but appreciable amount
"this dish could use a touch of garlic"
a pale or subdued color
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"
tint, tinct, tinge, touch(verb)
"her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"
A small amount of something, especially of an added colour.
The degree of vividness of a colour; shade, hue or tint.
To add a small amount of colour; to tint.
Origin: From tingere.
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
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tinj, v.t. to tint or colour: to mix with something: to give in some degree the qualities of a substance.—n. a small amount of colour or taste infused into another substance. [L. tingĕre, tinctum; conn. with Gr. tenggein, to wet, to stain.]
The numerical value of tinge in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of tinge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves.
There is only one thing I wast to say about Ohio that has a political tinge, and that is that I think a mistake has been made of recent years in Ohio in failing to continue as our representatives the same people term after term. I do not need to tell a Washington audience, among whom there are certainly some who have been interested in legislation, that length of service in the House and in the Senate is what gives influence.
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