Meaning of tinto in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtɪntəʊ/


mass noun
  • Spanish or Portuguese red wine.

    ‘Spain divides her red wines into those which really are tinto and lighter ones called clarete.’
    • ‘Two local hikers toast the panorama - tawny mountains, myriad vales and dells - with vino tinto.’
    • ‘I discovered a taste for wine, tinto, blanco or rosado, that has never left me.’
    • ‘Anyway, wine was drunk, music was played, cookies eaten, people laughed and relaxed and chucked glasses of tinto all over my carpet, but I didn't care.’
    • ‘Iain is weaving in and out of the lamp-posts, and I'm still wearing the wide grin that comes from too much tinto and too many dances with strangers.’


Spanish, literally ‘tinted, dark-coloured’.