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tint

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/ tɪnt /
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noun
verb (used with object)
to apply a tint or tints to; color slightly or delicately; tinge.
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Origin of tint

First recorded in 1710–20; variant of tinct

OTHER WORDS FROM tint

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH tint

color, hue, shade, tint
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British Dictionary definitions for tint

tint
/ (tɪnt) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of tint

tinter, noun

Word Origin for tint

C18: from earlier tinct
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