toned

adjective \ ˈtōnd \
|Updated on: 19 Jun 2018

Definition of toned

1 : having tone or a specified tone : characterized or distinguished by a tone
2 of paper : having a slight tint

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First Known Use of toned

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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TONED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of toned for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing strength or firmness

  • : having a certain type of tone or color



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