Associations to the word «Tinged»


TINGE, noun. A small amount of something, especially of an added color.
TINGE, noun. The degree of vividness of a color; shade, hue or tint.
TINGE, verb. (transitive) To add a small amount of color; to tint.
TINGE, verb. (transitive) To imbue or impregnate.

Dictionary definition

TINGE, noun. A slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic".
TINGE, noun. A pale or subdued color.
TINGE, verb. Affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life".
TINGE, verb. Color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King