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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 ?
That awful journal gets hold of my imagination and tinges everything with something of its own color.
By persons who claimed a superiority to popular prejudice, it was reckoned merely an eccentric whim, such as often mingles with the sober actions of men otherwise rational, and tinges them all with its own semblance of insanity.
A small column of smoke rose through a chimney of sticks, cemented with clay, along the side of the rock, and had marked the snow above with its dark tinges, in a wavy line, from the point of emission to an other, where the hill receded from the brow of a precipice, and held a soil that nourished trees of a gigantic growth, that overhung the little bottom beneath.
Just as the earliest tinges of the dawn flushed the eastern sky and turned the pillared Parthenon to a broken harp hung in the pearly horizon, we closed our thirteenth mile of weary, round-about marching, and emerged upon the sea-shore abreast the ships, with our usual escort of fifteen hundred Piraean dogs howling at our heels.
As at Walden, in sultry dog-day weather, looking down through the woods on some of its bays which are not so deep but that the reflection from the bottom tinges them, its waters are of a misty bluish-green or glaucous color.
A man may destroy everything within himself, love and hate and belief, and even doubt; but as long as he clings to life he cannot destroy fear: the fear, subtle, indestructible, and terrible, that pervades his being; that tinges his thoughts; that lurks in his heart; that watches on his lips the struggle of his last breath.
Orchards and cornfields ring with the hum of labour; trees bend beneath the thick clusters of rich fruit which bow their branches to the ground; and the corn, piled in graceful sheaves, or waving in every light breath that sweeps above it, as if it wooed the sickle, tinges the landscape with a golden hue.
But there is a fatality, a feeling so irresistible and inevitable that it has the force of doom, which almost invariably compels human beings to linger around and haunt, ghost-like, the spot where some great and marked event has given the colour to their lifetime; and, still the more irresistibly, the darker the tinge that saddens it.
A long-skirted, cabalistically-cut coat of a faded walnut tinge enveloped him; the overlapping sleeves of which were rolled up on his wrists.
The commonest utterances of the commonest citizens in the time of the Colour Revolt seem to have been suffused with a richer tinge of word or thought; and to that era we are even now indebted for our finest poetry and for whatever rhythm still remains in the more scientific utterance of these modern days.
Fix evidently was not wanting in a tinge of self-conceit.
The tinge in his cheeks was heightened by the mellow glow of the sun's rays as they shone through the medium of the rose- coloured curtains of the window, and Charlotte thought she once more beheld the returning colour of health where it had been so long absent.