tingePronunciation: (tinj), [key]
—v., tinged, tinge•ing or ting•ing,
to impart a trace or slight degree of some color to; tint.
to impart a slight taste or smell to.
a slight degree of coloration.
a slight admixture, as of some qualifying property or characteristic; trace; smattering: a tinge of garlic; a tinge of anger.
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