tint

[ tint ]
/ tɪnt /

noun

verb (used with object)

to apply a tint or tints to; color slightly or delicately; tinge.

Origin of tint

First recorded in 1710–20; variant of tinct

Related forms

Can be confused

color hue shade tint
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British Dictionary definitions for tint

tint

/ (tɪnt) /

noun

verb

Derived Forms

tinter, noun

Word Origin for tint

C18: from earlier tinct
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