a touch of


: a small amount of (something) : a hint or trace of (something)
She noticed a touch of garlic in the sauce.
I think I have a touch of the flu.

Examples of a touch of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There were ten designers in the lineup, covering menswear, genderless, and a touch of womenswear. José Criales-Unzueta, Vogue, 11 Sep. 2023 The dressing includes a touch of honey for sweetness that can be adjusted depending on the flavor of your sprouts. 08 Warm Cinnamon Apples Warm cinnamon apples make almost any meal better. Emma Phelps, Southern Living, 9 Sep. 2023 Out of those trials came 2022 fifth-rounder Sam Howell, who’ll be running the show under new offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, bringing a touch of Andy Reid’s system from Kansas City. Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, 9 Sep. 2023 The body is made of solid wood for stability and the base features polished white marble for a touch of glam. Mariah Thomas, Good Housekeeping, 8 Sep. 2023 Trump’s right side, partially draped in shadow, creates a touch of chiaroscuro, light reckoning with the dark. Karen Heller, Washington Post, 25 Aug. 2023 For just a touch of fall, try these mini bouquets or these beautiful faux mums. Lauren Taylor, Southern Living, 4 Sep. 2023 The subtle metal finishes offer a touch of contrast to the glass design, adding interest overhead that’s sure to captivate guests. Maria Conti, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Sep. 2023 While blue moons don't actually look blue, their infrequent appearance adds a touch of magic to the celestial calendar. The Arizona Republic, 31 Aug. 2023 See More

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“A touch of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20touch%20of. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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