(noun, verb)


1. a slight but appreciable amount

Similar word(s): hint, jot, mite, pinch, soupcon, speck, touch

Definition categories: quantity

2. a pale or subdued color

Similar word(s): undertone

Definition categories: attribute, shade, tincture, tint, tone


1. affect as in thought or feeling

- The sadness tinged his life

Similar word(s): color, colour, distort

Definition categories: communication, affect, impact, touch

2. color lightly

- her greying hair was tinged blond

- the leaves were tinged red in November

Similar word(s): tinct, tint, touch

Definition categories: change, color, colorise, colorize, colour, colourise, colourize