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Definition of "tint" []

  • A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation. (noun)
  • A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation. (noun)
  • A slight coloration; a tinge. (noun)
  • A barely detectable amount or degree; a trace. (noun)
  • A shaded effect in engraving produced by fine, close, parallel lines. (noun)
  • A shade of a colour, esp a pale one (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A colour that is softened or desaturated by the addition of white (noun)
  • A tinge (noun)
  • A semipermanent dye for the hair (noun)
  • A trace or hint (noun)
  • Uniform shading, produced esp by hatching (noun)
  • A panel of colour serving as a background to letters or other matter (noun)
  • To colour or tinge (verb)
  • To change or influence slightly (verb)
  • To acquire a tint (verb)

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Use "tint" in a sentence
  • "When you can manage to tint and gradate tenderly with the pencil point, get a good large alphabet, and try to _tint_ the letters into shape with the pencil point."
  • "So the amber tint is awesome you can see straight to the bottom"
  • "A good all around tint is rose or a lighter amber."