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Noun: tinge  tinj
  1. A slight but appreciable amount
    "this dish could use a tinge of garlic";
    - touch, hint, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soup├žon
  2. A pale or subdued colour
    - undertone
Verb: tinge (tinged,tinging, also tingeing)  tinj
  1. Affect as in thought or feeling
    "The sadness tinged his life";
    - color [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], distort
  2. Colour lightly
    "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November";
    - tint, tinct, touch

Derived forms: tinges, tingeing, tinged

Type of: affect, bear on, bear upon, color [US], color in [US], colorise [Brit], colorize [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], colour in [Brit, Cdn], colourise [Brit], colourize [Brit, Cdn], impact, shade, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, tincture, tint, tone, touch, touch on