[ US /ˈtɪndʒ/ ]
[ UK /tˈɪnd‍ʒ/ ]
  1. affect as in thought or feeling
    My personal feelings color my judgment in this case
    The sadness tinged his life
  2. color lightly
    the leaves were tinged red in November
    her greying hair was tinged blond
  1. a slight but appreciable amount
    this dish could use a touch of garlic
  2. a pale or subdued color
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How To Use tinge In A Sentence

  • Someone who really wanted to stop unsanctioned immigration would begin here, by busting the small contractors who employ these workers on a contingent basis.
  • Chain car collisions on the Interstate, hysteria-tinged second by second updates from the weatherman on the local TV stations, a stunned, awestricken look from the locals that almost made one think that this was surely the first time they had ever seen this precipitation thing occurring. Election Central Sunday Roundup
  • The question was tinged with a touch of sarcasm that made her embarrassed flush renew its bright shade and caused her to clench her fists.
  • These successes, if that is what they are, are tinged with a jealousy that legal writers elsewhere have a more publicly acknowledged involvement in moulding the law's development.
  • Selig said relocation of the team is subject to certain contingencies, including a formal vote (three-quarters needed) of ownership at the next owners meetings Nov. 17-18 in Chicago. USATODAY.com - Selig confirms Expos' move
  • Baker, while on a visit to Göttingen, was inspired by Klein to study algebraic function theory.
  • In the midst of a losing streak, a contingent of backup players complained about playing time.
  • Huge crowds are expected to file past the coffin, which will be guarded by a contingent of Gentlemen at Arms and Yeoman of the Guard.
  • Just as his concessions were being broadcast, loyal contingents rolled into Saigon.
  • The set-off clause precludes the withdrawals of amounts standing to the customer's credit as long as this liability is contingent.
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