Meaning of “tint” in the English Dictionary

"tint" in British English

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tintnoun [ C ]

uk /tɪnt/ us /tɪnt/

a small amount of a colour:

The paint we're using for the bathroom is white with a yellow tint.
The evening sky was deep pink, with tints of purple and red in it.

UK a small amount of dye, especially used on the hair, or the act of using such a substance:

She's had blonde tints put in her hair.
I'm going to the hairdresser's for a tint.

tintverb [ T ]

uk /tɪnt/ us /tɪnt/

(Definition of “tint” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tint" in American English

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tintverb [ T ]

us /tɪnt/

art to color something slightly

tintnoun [ C ]

us /tɪnt/

art a variety of a color, or a pale color:

Here, the ocean is gray with a blue tint.

art A tint is also a substance used to change slightly the color of something, esp. hair or paint.

(Definition of “tint” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)