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Even before I joined journalism, I knew that this is what I wanted to do. Tintin was an early inspiration.
Bobby Ghosh

Meaning of "Tintin" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TINTIN

Tintin  [ˈtɪntɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TINTIN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tintin is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TINTIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tintin

Tintin may refer to: ▪ The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé ▪ Tintin, a fictional character in The Adventures of TintinThe Adventures of Tintin, a 2011 film by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson ▪ The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, video game that accompanied the 2011 film ▪ The Adventures of Tintin, a 1991–1992 TV series ▪ Tintin, a 1946–1993 magazine ▪ Tintin and the Golden Fleece, a 1961 film from France ▪ Hergé's Adventures of Tintin, a 1959–1963 TV series ▪ Tintin: Destination Adventure, the 4th Tintin video game ▪ Tintin, a Belgian musical in two acts based on two of The Adventures of Tintin ▪ TinTin++, a MUD client ▪ Tin Tin, a 1960s–1970s pop group ▪ Tin Tin, the first studio album by the Australian group Tin Tin ▪ Tin Tin, a 1980s British band featuring Stephen Duffy ▪ Tin-Tin Kyrano, a Thunderbirds character ▪ Tin Tin Out, a British music production team ▪ Tintin Anderzon, a Swedish actress...

Definition of Tintin in the English dictionary

The definition of Tintin in the dictionary is a character in The Adventures of Tintin, a series of comic books drawn and written by the Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, better known as Hergé. Tintin is a journalist who travels around the world with his dog, Milou.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TINTIN


amarantin
ˌæməˈræntɪn
catamountain
ˈkætəˌmaʊntɪn
chryselephantine
ˌkrɪsɛlɪˈfæntɪn
dentin
ˈdentɪn
fountain
ˈfaʊntɪn
gabapentin
ˌɡæbəˈpɛntɪn
intermountain
ˌɪntəˈmaʊntɪn
intine
ˈɪntɪn
mountain
ˈmaʊntɪn
muntin
ˈmʌntɪn
OxyContin
ˌɒksɪˈkɒntɪn
plantain
ˈplæntɪn
quintain
ˈkwɪntɪn
transmountain
trænzˈmaʊntɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TINTIN

Tintagel Castle
Tintagel Head
tinted
tinter
tintiness
tintinnabula
tintinnabulant
tintinnabular
tintinnabulary
tintinnabulate
tintinnabulation
tintinnabulous
tintinnabulum
tintless
tintometer
tintookie
Tintoretto

WORDS THAT END LIKE TINTIN

actin
biotin
bulletin
chromatin
Curtin
gelatin
gratin
keratin
Latin
martin
matin
patin
Putin
Quintin
rutin
Saint Martin
Saint-Quentin
satin
strapontin
tin

Synonyms and antonyms of Tintin in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Tintin» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TINTIN

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Translator English - Chinese

丁丁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Tintín
570 millions of speakers

English

Tintin
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टिनटिन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تان تان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Тинтин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Tintin
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টিনটিন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Tintin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tintin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tim und Struppi
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

タンタン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

틴틴
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tintin
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Tintin
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டின்டின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टिनटिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tenten
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Tintin
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tintin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Тінтін
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Tintin
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Τεντέν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kuifie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Tintin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Tintin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Tintin

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TINTIN»

The term «Tintin» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.014 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TINTIN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Tintin

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2 QUOTES WITH «TINTIN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Tintin.
1
Rosecrans Baldwin
Tintin comics evoke Bermuda, where my parents doled out comics for good behavior and my grandmother taught me how to shuffle cards.
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Bobby Ghosh
Even before I joined journalism, I knew that this is what I wanted to do. Tintin was an early inspiration.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TINTIN»

Discover the use of Tintin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Tintin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Hergé, Son of Tintin
"Author of the critically acclaimed Tintin and the World of Hergé and the last person to interview Remi, Benoit Peeters tells the complete story behind Hergé's origins and shows how and why the nom de plume grew into a larger-than-Remi ...
Benoit Peeters, 2012
2
Tintin in the Congo
Tintin the boy reporter is sent to the Congo with his dog, Snowy, to report on the people, animals, and survival in the jungle. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
Herge, 2007
3
Tintin: The Complete Companion
Written by ace Tintinologist Michael Farr, this book is the complete guide to The Adventures of Tintin, including fascinating background information on how the books were created.
Michael Farr, 2011
4
Tintin and Alph-art
Presents the author's final, unfinished story, in a book that includes a series of unpublished documents recently discovered to shed light on the incomplete conclusion of the story.
Hergé, 2008
5
Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin
Offering a captivating portrait of a man who revolutionized the art of comics, this is the first full biography of Herge available for an English-speaking audience. --from publisher description
Pierre Assouline, 2009
6
The Metamorphoses of Tintin, Or, Tintin for Adults
The Metamorphoses of Tintin, a pioneering book first published in French in 1984, offers a complete analysis of Hergé's legendary hero.
Jean-Marie Apostolidès, 2010
7
Tintin And The Secret Of Literature
McCarthy shows how the themes this story generates - expulsion from home, violation of the sacred, the host-guest relationship turned sour and anxieties around questions of forgery and fakeness - are the same that have fuelled and troubled ...
Tom McCarthy, 2011
8
Flight 714
Flight 714, Herge's second-to-last completed Tintin story, is a high adventure featuring a gallery of returning characters, though it's a new character, Laszlo Carreidas, "the millionaire who never laughs," who starts the trouble by ...
Hergé, 1989
9
The Art of The Adventures of Tintin
An incredible visual insight into one of the most eagerly anticipated films of 2011.
Weta Workshop, Chris Guise, 2011
10
The Graphic Mythology of Tintin - a Primer
This book gives an overview of the canon of Tintin adventures for new readers, giving insights into the graphic language of the stories, as well introducing the wider field of Tintinology to non-academic readers.
Tim Mountford, Anna Hourihan, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TINTIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Tintin is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tintin items up for auction in Paris
Hundreds of storyboards, drawings and books by Tintin creator Georges Remi - better known as Herge - are to go under the hammer in Paris this weekend. «BBC News, Mar 15»
2
Peter Jackson Confirms The Adventures of Tintin Sequel is Still …
The last we heard about a sequel to The Adeventures of Tintin, Steven Spielberg confirmed that the plan was still for Peter Jackson to direct the second film in ... «ComingSoon.net, Dec 13»
3
Steven Spielberg confirms that 'Tintin' sequel is aiming for Christmas …
The duo previously teamed for 2011's "The Adventures of Tintin," which was always envisaged as the first of a trilogy. Spielberg directed, while he and Jackson ... «HitFix, Mar 13»
4
Congo wonders: Are the Tintin stories racist?
A statue of the comic strip character Tintin by Brussels-born author Georges Remi, better known as Herge, is displayed at the workshop of Congolese artist ... «NBCNews.com, Sep 12»
5
Tintin cover fetches record-breaking 1.3m euros
A rare 1932 cover drawing of a Tintin comic book has fetched a record 1.3m euros (£1m; $1.6m) at auction in Paris. The Tintin in America cover, hand-drawn by ... «BBC News, Jun 12»
6
Steven Spielberg reveals 'Tintin' sequel details
Although The Adventures of Tintin hasn't made much money in America, it's been raking it in abroad. In fact, according to Box Office Mojo, it's made over four ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jan 12»
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How Tintin Invented the Hollywood Blockbuster
When news that Steven Spielberg planned to make a movie of Tintin, the Belgian comic-book hero, first circulated a few years ago, responses among critics ... «Slate Magazine, Dec 11»
8
The Adventures Of Tintin
Why it's daunting: Comprising 24 volumes published between 1930 and 1986, the Belgian-produced The Adventures Of Tintin is one of the world's most popular ... «A.V. Club, Dec 11»
9
'Tintin' creator Hergé: An animated (and complicated) life
Los Angeles Times television critic Robert Lloyd is a longtime “Tintin” fan and he will be writing a series of posts on the heritage of the character. This installment ... «Los Angeles Times, Dec 11»
10
'Tintin,' 'Puss in Boots,' 'Cars 2' among nominees for top Annie Award
"Cars 2," "Puss in Boots" and "The Adventures of Tintin" are among the 10 films that will compete for the best feature prize at the 39th Annie Awards, the ... «Los Angeles Times, Dec 11»

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