verb (used with object), tinged, tinge·ing or ting·ing.
Origin of tinge
Examples from the Web for tinge
We want to follow her as we would our own friend, a tinge of jealousy and all.The Improbable Rise of Rita Ora: A Guide for the Modern-Day Celebrity|Emma Gannon|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Watch as the masses of people look at the camera with both curiosity and a tinge of fear.
Yet the time frame unquestionably infuses Moonrise Kingdom with more than a tinge of melancholy.‘Moonrise Kingdom’ Review: Wes Anderson Opens Cannes Film Festival|Richard Porton|May 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He would probably suffer a tinge of regret that he never thought to market his look.
Skin, pale green, with a tinge of yellow on the side exposed to the sun.British Pomology|Robert Hogg
I cannot agree with Mr. Takahashi that "To be religious one needs a Semitic tinge of mind."Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic|Sidney L. Gulick
His expressions about the reception of his History, have a tinge of morbidness.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume I (of 2)|John Hill Burton
Yet his conscience told him that he would have refused to show him mercy, and his regret was mingled with a tinge of remorse.Cobwebs and Cables|Hesba Stretton
At the bringing of her own name into the story Belle gave a perceptible start and a tinge of red crept into her pale cheeks.Georgina of the Rainbows|Annie Fellows Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for tinge
verb tinges, tingeing, tinging or tinged (tr)
Word Origin for tinge
Word Origin and History for tinge
late 15c., "to dye, color slightly," from Latin tingere "to dye, color," originally "to moisten" (see tincture). Related: Tinged. The noun is first recorded 1752.