tinge

  • 1 Tinge — Tinge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tinged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tingeing}.] [L. tingere, tinctum, to dye, stain, wet; akin to Gr. ?, and perhaps to G. tunken to dip, OHG. tunch[=o]n, dunch[=o]n, thunk[=o]n. Cf. {Distain}, {Dunker}, {Stain}, {Taint} a stain …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Tinge — Tinge, n. 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. [1913 Webster] His notions, too, respecting the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 tinge — [ tındʒ ] noun count a small amount of a color, feeling, or quality: Her brown hair had a slight tinge of gray. a tinge of sadness/nostalgia …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 tinge — [n1] color cast, colorant, coloration, coloring, dye, dyestuff, hue, nib, pigment, shade, stain, tincture, tint, tone, wash; concept 622 Ant. white tinge [n2] hint bit, dash, drop, intimation, nib, pinch, shade, smack, smattering, soupçon,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 tingė — tingė̃ (gen. ir iõs; R135, MŽ177) sf. (3) NdŽ, tingė̃ [K], LB268, FrnW, KŽ; N žr. tingystė …

    Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • 6 Tinge — Tinge, Stadt, so v.w. Tanger …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 tinge — index minimum, stain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 tinge re — index imbue Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 TINGE — promuntor. Africae, quod ferunt ab Antaeo conditum. Vocatur etiam Ampelusia …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 10 tinge — TÍNGE vb. v. atinge. Trimis de siveco, 21.10.2008. Sursa: Sinonime …

    Dicționar Român

  • 11 tinge — (v.) late 15c., to dye, color slightly, from L. tingere to dye, color, originally to moisten (see TINCTURE (Cf. tincture)). Related: Tinged. The noun is first recorded 1752 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 tinge — n 1 tint, shade, hue, *color, tone 2 tincture, *touch, suggestion, shade, suspicion, soupçon, smack, spice, dash, vein, strain, streak …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 tinge — (De or. inc.). m. Búho mayor y más fuerte que el común …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 14 tinge — ► VERB (tinging or tingeing) (often be tinged) 1) colour slightly. 2) impart a small amount of a quality to: a visit tinged with sadness. ► NOUN ▪ a slight trace of a colour, feeling, or quality. ORIGIN Latin tingere to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 tinge — [tinj] vt. tinged, tingeing or tinging [L tingere, to dye, stain < IE base * teng , to moisten > Gr tengein, to moisten, OHG dunkon, to dip] 1. to color slightly; give a tint to 2. to give a trace, slight flavor or odor, shade, etc. to [joy …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 tinge — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ faint, slight ▪ blue with a slight tinge of purple ▪ blue, bluish, etc. ▪ a slight reddish tinge …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 tinge — tinge1 [tındʒ] n a very small amount of a colour, emotion, or quality tinge of ▪ There was a tinge of sadness in her voice. ▪ This glass has a greenish tinge. tinge 2 tinge2 present participle tinging or tingeing v [T] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 tinge — UK [tɪndʒ] / US noun [countable] Word forms tinge : singular tinge plural tinges a small amount of a colour, feeling, or quality Her brown hair had a slight tinge of grey. a tinge of sadness/nostalgia …

    English dictionary

  • 19 tinge — [[t]tɪ̱nʤ[/t]] tinges N COUNT: usu with supp A tinge of a colour, feeling, or quality is a small amount of it. His skin had an unhealthy greyish tinge... Could there have been a slight tinge of envy in Eva s voice? Syn: hint …

    English dictionary

  • 20 tinge — I. transitive verb (tinged; tingeing or tinging) Etymology: Latin tingere to dip, moisten, tinge; akin to Greek tengein to moisten and probably to Old High German dunkōn to dip Date: 1577 1. a. to color with a slight shade or stain ; tint b …

    New Collegiate Dictionary


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