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tinge

noun

1 tinge

A slight but appreciable amount.

synonyms: hint, jot, mite, pinch, soupcon, speck, touch.

Roget 428: color, hue, tint, tinge, dye, complexion, shade, tincture, cast, livery, coloration, glow, flush; tone, ... show more

Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, ... show more

Roget 41: mixture, admixture, commixture, commixtion; commixion, intermixture, alloyage, matrimony; junction etc. 43; combination etc. 48; ... show more

Dutch: snufje, snuifje
Polish: szczypta



2 tinge

A pale or subdued color.

synonym: undertone.

Dutch: schakering
Polish: półton

verb

1 tinge

Affect as in thought or feeling:
— The sadness tinged his life.

synonyms: color, colour, distort.

Roget 41: mix; join etc. 43; combine etc. 48; commix, immix, intermix; mix up with, mingle; commingle, intermingle, ... show more

2 tinge

Color lightly:
— Her greying hair was tinged blond.
— The leaves were tinged red in November.

synonyms: tinct, tint, touch.

Roget 428: color, dye, tinge, stain, tint, tinct, paint, wash, ingrain, grain, illuminate, emblazon, bedizen, imbue; ... show more


Moby thesaurus: achromatism, affect, allegory, allusion, apply paint, arcane meaning, assumption, bedaub, bedizen, begild, bend, besmear, besprinkle, bias, breathe, brew, brush on paint, calcimine, cast, chromatism ... show more.

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