tint n

L. tinct-us, a dyeing.

  1. Autumn color; [fig.] fallen leaves.
  2. Hue; tinge; tint; tone; [fig.] blush; touch of color in the countenance.

tint [-ing, -s] v

see tint, n.

  1. Tinge; paint; varnish; wash with color; [fig.] imbue; suffuse temporarily with sunset light.
  2. Grow; appear; provide color.
  3. Adorn; decorate with color.
  4. Enlighten; influence; make an impression on.