Part of speech: verb

To color slightly; tint.

Part of speech: noun

A faint trace of color; a quality or peculiarity.

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Usage examples "tinge":

  1. How she would smile, and how softly and tenderly would the flush of victory tinge those pale cheeks with delicate rose! - "Petticoat Rule", Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy.
  2. A tinge of feeling suddenly underran his speech. - "The Keeper of the Door", Ethel M. Dell.
  3. By late May a yellow tinge is creeping over the hills. - "Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror", Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows.