teint

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French teint, teinte. See tint.

Noun[edit]

teint (plural teints)

  1. (obsolete) tint; colour; tinge
    • Dryden
      Time shall [] embrown the teint.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French teint (complexion), from teindre (to dye, tint), from Latin tingere (to colour, dye, tinge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛnɡ/, [tˢɛŋ]

Noun[edit]

teint c (singular definite teinten, not used in plural form)

  1. complexion (appearance of the skin on the face)

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

teint m (feminine teinte, masculine plural teints, feminine plural teintes)

  1. past participle of teindre
  2. third-person singular present indicative of teindre

Usage notes[edit]

  • The feminine and plural forms only apply to the past participle.

Adjective[edit]

teint m (feminine teinte, masculine plural teints, feminine plural teintes)

  1. dyed, tinted

Noun[edit]

teint m (plural teints)

  1. tint

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