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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 ?
Ogg's, which shows its aged, fluted red roofs and the broad gables of its wharves between the low wooded hill and the river-brink, tingeing the water with a soft purple hue under the transient glance of this February sun.
The sun had, however, risen through a bank of orange clouds, tingeing with its cheerful rays the crests of the black waves.
Instantly her white lids veiled her eyes, and I thought I discovered a delicate flush tingeing her cheek.
The decline of day here was very gorgeous; tingeing the firmament deeply with red and gold, up to the very keystone of the arch above us.
A small stream of dark fluid emits from the loosened fitting, tingeing the air with a petroleum scent.
Many botanists speculate that the mostly white flower, often dabbed with minor purplish tingeing on the back of the petals, is transitioning from entirely white to "violet.
Suddenly, Sadness starts tingeing Riley's happy memories with gloom and all of Joy's efforts to bring back the cheer fail.
Hecker seized the opportunity, her warm mellow tone tingeing the lovely Serenata melody with melancholy and she revelled in the virtuoso demands of the Tarantella, combining with Helmchen in a finale crackling with energy.
I enquire indiscreetly -- and her face grows even more patrician, a certain hauteur tingeing her elegant features.
One notable instance of the lechery tingeing Harlot's Ghost takes place during Harry's adolescence when a school chaplain molests Harry, an event that transpires and is never mentioned again by Harry as a narrator.
14) Lindop lists Dickens among a variety of authors influenced by De Quincey: "His [De Quincey's] literary influence has been inconspicuous but remarkably pervasive, a vein of fantasy, introspection and unease tingeing the work of Poe, Stevenson, Dickens, Baudelaire, Proust, Dostoevsky, Borges and many others" (392).
But the most recent case of blood tingeing the pristine sand and waters of the island is not a simple case of murder or robbery or carousing gone wild.