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tinge

 (tĭnj)
tr.v. tinged (tĭnjd), tinge·ing or ting·ing (tĭn′jĭng), ting·es
1. To apply a trace of color to; tint.
2. To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality: "The air was blowy and tinged with rain" (Joyce Carol Oates).
n.
1. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
2. A slight added element, property, or influence: a tinge of regret.

[Middle English tingen, from Latin tingere.]

tinge

(tɪndʒ)
n
1. a slight tint or colouring: her hair had a tinge of grey.
2. any slight addition
vb (tr) , tinges, tingeing, tinging or tinged
3. to colour or tint faintly
4. to impart a slight trace to: her thoughts were tinged with nostalgia.
[C15: from Latin tingere to colour]

tinge

(tɪndʒ)

v. tinged, tinge•ing ting•ing, v.t.
1. to impart a slight degree of some color to; tint.
2. to impart a slight taste or smell to.
n.
3. a slight degree of coloration.
4. a slight admixture; trace: a tinge of garlic.
[1470–80; < Latin tingere to dye, color]

tinge


Past participle: tinged
Gerund: tingeing/tinging

Imperative
tinge
tinge
Present
I tinge
you tinge
he/she/it tinges
we tinge
you tinge
they tinge
Preterite
I tinged
you tinged
he/she/it tinged
we tinged
you tinged
they tinged
Present Continuous
I am tingeing/tinging
you are tingeing/tinging
he/she/it is tingeing/tinging
we are tingeing/tinging
you are tingeing/tinging
they are tingeing/tinging
Present Perfect
I have tinged
you have tinged
he/she/it has tinged
we have tinged
you have tinged
they have tinged
Past Continuous
I was tingeing/tinging
you were tingeing/tinging
he/she/it was tingeing/tinging
we were tingeing/tinging
you were tingeing/tinging
they were tingeing/tinging
Past Perfect
I had tinged
you had tinged
he/she/it had tinged
we had tinged
you had tinged
they had tinged
Future
I will tinge
you will tinge
he/she/it will tinge
we will tinge
you will tinge
they will tinge
Future Perfect
I will have tinged
you will have tinged
he/she/it will have tinged
we will have tinged
you will have tinged
they will have tinged
Future Continuous
I will be tingeing/tinging
you will be tingeing/tinging
he/she/it will be tingeing/tinging
we will be tingeing/tinging
you will be tingeing/tinging
they will be tingeing/tinging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tingeing/tinging
you have been tingeing/tinging
he/she/it has been tingeing/tinging
we have been tingeing/tinging
you have been tingeing/tinging
they have been tingeing/tinging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tingeing/tinging
you will have been tingeing/tinging
he/she/it will have been tingeing/tinging
we will have been tingeing/tinging
you will have been tingeing/tinging
they will have been tingeing/tinging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tingeing/tinging
you had been tingeing/tinging
he/she/it had been tingeing/tinging
we had been tingeing/tinging
you had been tingeing/tinging
they had been tingeing/tinging
Conditional
I would tinge
you would tinge
he/she/it would tinge
we would tinge
you would tinge
they would tinge
Past Conditional
I would have tinged
you would have tinged
he/she/it would have tinged
we would have tinged
you would have tinged
they would have tinged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tinge - a slight but appreciable amounttinge - a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
snuff - a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
2.tinge - a pale or subdued colortinge - a pale or subdued color    
tint, shade, tincture, tone - a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
Verb1.tinge - affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
affect, bear upon, impact, bear on, touch on, touch - have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
2.tinge - color lightlytinge - color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"
henna - apply henna to one's hair; "She hennas her hair every month"
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
tincture - stain or tint with a color; "The leaves were tinctured with a bright red"
complexion - give a certain color to; "The setting sun complexioned the hills"

tinge

noun
1. tint, colour, shade, cast, wash, stain, dye, tincture His skin had an unhealthy greyish tinge.
2. trace, bit, drop, touch, suggestion, dash, pinch, smack, sprinkling, smattering, soupçon (French) Could there have been a slight tinge of envy in her voice?
verb
1. tint, colour, shade, stain, dye The living room was tinged yellow by the sunlight.
2. suffuse, touch, flavour, modify, sour, imbue His homecoming was tinged with sadness.

tinge

noun
1. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation:
2. The degree of vividness of a color, as when modified by the addition of black or white pigment:
Translations
مَسْحَه، لَوْن خَفيف
nádechodstín
skær
halvány árnyalat
slikja, vottur
nokrāsatonis
bir parçaçok az

tinge

[tɪndʒ]
A. N
1. [of colour] → tinte m, matiz m
2. (fig) [of irony, sadness] → deje m, matiz m
a tinge of nostalgiacierta nostalgia
not without a tinge of regretno sin cierto arrepentimiento
B. VT
1. (lit) → teñir, matizar (with de)
2. (fig) → matizar (with de) pleasure tinged with sadnessplacer m matizado or no exento de tristeza

tinge

[ˈtɪndʒ]
n
[colour] → teinte f
[feeling] → pointe f
vt
tinged with [+ colour] → teinté(e) de; [+ feeling] → empreint(e) de
Her eyes were tinged with red
BUT Ses yeux étaient légèrement injectés de sang.
His dark hair was just tinged with grey
BUT Ses cheveux foncés étaient juste saupoudrés de gris.

tinge

n
(of colour)Hauch m, → Spur f; a tinge of redein (leichter) Rotstich, ein Hauch mvon Rot
(fig: = hint, trace) → Spur f; (of sadness)Anflug m, → Spur f
vt
(= colour)(leicht) tönen; lavender water tinged with pinkLavendelwasser, das leicht rosa getönt ist
(fig) to tinge something with somethingeiner Sache (dat)eine Spur von etw geben; tinged with …mit einer Spur von …; our happiness was tinged with sorrowunser Glück war getrübt

tinge

[tɪndʒ]
1. n (of colour) (fig) → punta, sfumatura
her hair had a tinge of red in it → i suoi capelli avevano dei riflessi rossi
2. vt to be tinged withavere una punta or sfumatura di

tinge

(tindʒ) noun
a trace, or slight amount, of a colour. Her hair had a tinge of red.
References in classic literature ?
The girl was quite as tall as her aunt Pelagie, with dark eyes that reflected joy as a still pool reflects the light of stars; and her rounded cheek was tinged like the pink crepe myrtle.
And, beneath the show of a marble palace, that pool of stagnant water, foul with many impurities, and, perhaps, tinged with blood,--that secret abomination, above which, possibly, he may say his prayers, without remembering it,--is this man's miserable soul!
They averred that the symbol was not mere scarlet cloth, tinged in an earthly dye-pot, but was red-hot with infernal fire, and could be seen glowing all alight whenever Hester Prynne walked abroad in the night-time.
As he said the words he looked down, with an admiring pity, on the flowing golden hair; as if he pictured to himself that it might have been already tinged with grey.
Circumstances beyond my individual control have, for a considerable lapse of time, effected a severance of that intimacy which, in the limited opportunities conceded to me in the midst of my professional duties, of contemplating the scenes and events of the past, tinged by the prismatic hues of memory, has ever afforded me, as it ever must continue to afford, gratifying emotions of no common description.
said Miss Wilson hastily; for her surprise was indeed tinged by a feeling that he was thrown away on Henrietta.
The whole woods seemed tinged with a roseate hue, since Marian had come again.
Nicholson had remarked his son's entanglement with satisfaction, tinged by humour; and his smile, if it still was a thought contemptuous, had implied consent.
Everything is gray except the green grass, which seems like emerald amongst it, gray earthy rock, gray clouds, tinged with the sunburst at the far edge, hang over the gray sea, into which the sandpoints stretch like gray figures.
At length a slight color tinged the livid cheeks, consciousness returned to the dull, open eyeballs, a faint sigh issued from the lips, and the sufferer made a feeble effort to move.
The clouds were tinged an earthlike yellow in the sunrays and in the shadow were a sorry blue.
It was tinged, rather more darkly than usual, with the gentle gloom of Mr.