Definition of tinge :
1. A degree, usually a slight degree, of some color, taste, or something foreign, infused into another substance or mixture, or added to it; tincture; color; dye; hue; shade; taste.
2. To imbue or impregnate with something different or foreign; as, to tinge a decoction with a bitter taste; to affect in some degree with the qualities of another substance, either by mixture, or by application to the surface; especially, to color slightly; to stain; as, to tinge a blue color with red; an infusion tinged with a yellow color by saffron.
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- Yet one emotion dominated the rest- expectancy with a tinge of fear. - "The Necromancers", Robert Hugh Benson.
- Artists out sketching were never molested, not because the Papal influence protected us, but because the brigands knew their poverty, and had a tinge of sympathy with the arts. - "The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I", William James Stillman.
- Heartwood light brown with rose tinge, sapwood paler. - "Seasoning of Wood", Joseph B. Wagner.