[ UK /tˈɪnt/ ]
[ US /ˈtɪnt/ ]
  1. color lightly
    the leaves were tinged red in November
    her greying hair was tinged blond
  1. a dye for coloring the hair
  2. a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
    after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted
  3. a just detectable amount
    he speaks French with a trace of an accent
    a tint of glamour
    a hint mockery in her manner
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How To Use tint In A Sentence

  • Cayenne pepper, which easily loses its red colour, was tinted with cinnabar, an extremely poisonous mercury compound.
  • I put on black eyeliner, mascara, red eye shadow with black tints towards the edges of my eyes, and ruby colored lipstick.
  • His answer was tinted by his prior knowledge.
  • She recently wrapped up a prestigious year-long stint clerking for Judge Leonie M. Brinkema at the federal court in Alexandria -- but, no, said she couldn't discuss any of the cases she worked on. Cate Edwards lands first law firm job, joins the ranks of Washington lawyers
  • His grand-sounding name 'Tintoretto' means nothing but 'the little dyer,' and it was given to him because of his father's trade. Knights of Art; stories of the Italian painters
  • First, federal education spending under him is up nearly 50 percent over the final year of the past presidency, so the coalition's charge that the president is stinting the schools is just bunk.
  • Perhaps her most productive period was her five-year stint as a foreign correspondent in New York.
  • After a brief spell/stint in the army, he started working as a teacher.
  • It chiefly differs in the croup being blue instead of snow-white; but as Mr. Blyth informs me, the tint varies, being sometimes albescent. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I.
  • Despite the dark tint and moody atmosphere of the show, the set lights up in fluorescents and strong blues and yellows, and the colors come through strong.
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