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English definition of “tinge”

tinge

verb [T usually passive]     /tɪndʒ/
to contain a slight amount of: Her joy at the birth of her son was tinged with sadness that her father had not lived to see him.Including and containingComprising and consisting of tinged     /tɪndʒd/ adjective Her dark hair is now tinged with grey.Including and containingComprising and consisting of
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