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  Dictionary Definition of tint

tint
noun
1. a colour, or a variety of a colour; hue.
2. a colour diluted with white; a colour of less than maximum chroma, purity, or saturation (as opposed to a shade, which is produced by adding black).
3. a delicate or pale colour.
4. Engraving a uniform shading, as that produced by series of fine parallel lines.
5. Printing a faintly or lightly coloured background upon which an illustration or the like is to be printed.
6. any of various impermanent dyes for the hair.
-- verb (t)
7. to apply a tint or tints to; colour slightly or delicately; tinge.
8. to apply a solar film to (a window) so as to reduce glare and heat transfer.
[var. of TINCT ]
-- tinter, noun