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tint

[ tint ]
/ 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
color, hue, shade, tint
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British Dictionary definitions for tint

tint
/ (tɪnt) /

noun

verb

tinter, noun
C18: from earlier tinct
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