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    tinge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tinge

    Definition
    (noun) a slight but appreciable amount
    Synonyms : hint , jot , mite , pinch , soupcon , speck , touch
    Example Sentence
    • this dish could use a touch of garlic
    Definition
    (noun) a pale or subdued color
    Synonyms : undertone
    Definition
    (verb) affect as in thought or feeling
    Synonyms : color , colour , distort
    Example Sentence
    • My personal feelings color my judgment in this case
    • The sadness tinged his life
    Definition
    (verb) color lightly
    Synonyms : tinct , tint , touch
    Example Sentence
    • her greying hair was tinged blond
    • the leaves were tinged red in November
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tinge

TINGE is related 2TINY...i.e TINY trace of color or quality

Tinge and Touch have somewhat the same sound and they mean, a slight or minor trace of an element or a quality. For example you could say, a touch or a tinge of something.

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