- 1tinge something (with something) to add a small amount of color to something white petals tinged with blue Pink tinged her pale cheeks.
- 2tinge something (with something) to add a small amount of a particular emotion or quality to something a look of surprise tinged with disapproval Sadness tinged his voice.
NAmE//tɪndʒ//[usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tinge
he / she / it tinges
past simple tinged
-ing form tingeing