HyperDic: tinge

English > 4 senses of the word tinge:
VERBcommunicationtinge, color, colour, distortaffect as in thought or feeling
changetinge, tint, tinct, touchcolor lightly
NOUNquantitytinge, touch, hint, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcona slight but appreciable amount
attributetinge, undertonea pale or subdued color
tinge > pronunciation
Soundstih'njh
Rhymesbinge ... unhinge: 14 rhymes with ihnjh...
English > tinge: 4 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA slight but appreciable amount.
Synonymstouch, hint, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon
NarrowersnuffA pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishpizca
Catalanpessic
English > tinge: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA pale or subdued color.
Synonymundertone
Broadershade, tint, tincture, toneA quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
Spanishmatiz, tinte
Catalanmatís, tint
Verbstingecolor lightly
English > tinge: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningaffect as in thought or feeling.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "The sadness tinged his life"
Synonymscolor, colour, distort
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
English > tinge: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningcolor lightly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "her greying hair was tinged blond"
  • "the leaves were tinged red in November"
Synonymstint, tinct, touch
NarrowercomplexionGive a certain color to
hennaapply henna to one's hair
tincturestain or tint with a color
Broadercolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inadd color to
Spanishmatizar, teñir
Catalanmatisar, tenyir, tintar
Nounstincturea substances that colors metals
tingea pale or subdued color

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