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Definition of tinge verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    tinge

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