Tinny meaning

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The definition of tinny is something that contains tin, has a slight metallic sound, tastes like metal or is weak.

An example of something tinny is pewter.

An example of a tinny sound is the high pitched sound of an out of tune string instrument.

An example of a tinny taste is the taste of canned tuna.

An example of a tinny material is aluminum foil.

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Of, containing, or yielding tin.
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Tasting or smelling of tin.

Tinny canned food.

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Having a thin metallic sound.

A high tinny voice.

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Weak or thin; flimsy.
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Of, containing, or yielding tin.
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Like tin in appearance or strength; bright but cheap; not well-made.

Tinny jewelry.

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Of or like the sound made in striking a tin object; specif., having a high-pitched sound lacking in resonance.

Tinny music.

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Tasting of tin.
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Of or pertaining to or resembling tin.

The object had a tinny appearance.

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Pertaining to the thinness and cheapness of tin or similar-looking metals, in contrast to a heavier, more valuable metal.

The shop was filled with tinny tourist geegaws.

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Pertaining to a thin, unpleasant sound recalling that of tin being rapped.

The piano was not simply out of tune, but had become downright tinny.

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