Origin of tinder
Examples from the Web for tinder
Tinder and OkCupid are both owned by IAC, the parent company of The Daily Beast.
Things began to look up, she said in the post, when she met Phelps, 29, on Tinder.
When you met him on Tinder were you initially thinking of this as a hook-up or a relationship?
The 41-year-old claims she met the Olympic champion on Tinder, and they fell in love.
He juices with vegetables, romances on Tinder, and shops for rustic furniture built with reclaimed materials.
The sparks made by striking fell on the tinder and caught it on fire here and there.The Story Of My Life From Childhood To Manhood|Georg Ebers
When I blow on the tinder my object is to nourish the flame.
The first point we discussed was the preparation of the tinder.
If its fluffy end be rubbed into a little dry gunpowder, its property as tinder is greatly improved.The Art of Travel|Francis Galton
The store building was dry as tinder and burned very rapidly.
British Dictionary definitions for tinder
Word Origin for tinder
Word Origin and History for tinder
"dry, inflammable substance," Old English tynder, related to tendan "to kindle," from Proto-Germanic *tund- "ignite, kindle" (cf. Gothic tandjan, Swedish tända, German zünden).