View synonyms for tinged


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  1. modified by a slight amount of a usually specified color or source of color; tinted or slightly discolored (usually used in combination):

    He vomited a small amount of blood-tinged fluid.

    I love this photo of the sunset over the ocean, with the tinged waves.

  2. slightly modified in a specified way (often used in combination):

    She leads a cast of excellent actors in this supernaturally tinged sci-fi drama.

    The song has the bluegrass-tinged sound of a traditional southern bar band.


  1. the simple past tense and past participle of tinge.

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His group, an IKS Health client, always seeks patient consent, Ting said.

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As righteous and honest as his anger may be—“They basically just filmed my riffs,” says Meltzer— it is always tinged with hope.

His voice is quiet, melodic, and often tinged with an undercurrent of mirth.

“We can blame Carrie Bradshaw for this,” says Shaunaq Arora, half-joking; his sigh tinged with the cloudy breath of his Gauloises.

Meanwhile, Carmela has an erotic religion-tinged flirtation with Father Phil back at the house.

The campaign in Gaza will not be merely an effort to maintain peace—the campaign is tinged with feelings of revenge and contempt.

The red glow was so brilliant that the whole river was tinged and made luminous by it.

A relative of the master, we should expect to find his work strongly tinged with the Stradivarian characteristics.

It was a large gathering, a happy occasion, though tinged inevitably with regrets.

Then her cheeks began to pale, till they were tinged like the creamy plumes of the white crepe myrtle that grew in the ruin.

A blush tinged Lady Hartledon's face as she looked out at the soft rain, and a half-smile parted her lips.