Definition of 'tinge'
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There is a slight pink tinge to the meat. The Sun (2014)It is hard not to feel more than a tinge of sadness. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is almost hard not to feel a tinge of sympathy for Sturridge. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There's a tinge of sadness because the family has lost out. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Still she was glad to have seen them all again, though a tinge of sadness mixed itself with her pleasure. North and South (1855)Although delighted with his performance, his week was touched by a tinge of sadness with the death of his grandfather. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The archive footage has a grey tinge that gives it a pervasive air of misery and the message seems to be that things are better now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'tinge'
British English: tinge NOUN
A tinge of a colour, feeling, or quality is a small amount of it.
His skin had an unhealthy greyish tinge.
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