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tinter1

[tin-ter]
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noun
  1. a person who specializes in applying tints or dyes.

Origin of tinter1

First recorded in 1815–25; tint + -er1

tinter2

[tin-ter]
noun Western New England.
  1. seesaw.
Also teenter.

Origin of tinter2

origin uncertain

Regional variation note

See seesaw.
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Historical Examples

  • "I can guess at the age of the picture, and the name of the painter, if he is a master," replied Mr Tinter.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine -- Volume 57, No. 351, January 1845

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