teint (plural teints)
- (obsolete) Colour, tinge; tint.
- a. 1701, John Dryden, “Epistle the Fourteenth. To Sir Godfrey Kneller, Principal Painter to His Majesty.”, in The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, […], volume II, London: […] J[acob] and R[ichard] Tonson, […], published 1760, OCLC 863244003, page 201:
- For time ſhall with his ready pencil ſtand; / Retouch your figures with his ripening hand; / Mellow your colors, and imbrown the teint; / Add every grace, which time alone can grant; / To future ages ſhall your fame convey, / And give more beauties than he takes away.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for teint in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
teint c (singular definite teinten, not used in plural form)
- complexion (appearance of the skin on the face)
teint m (plural teints)
- “teint” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).