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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of lacking in timbre or resonance; The quality or state of sounding thin or twangy; Also: The quality or state of resembling a certain metal.

Usage examples (15)
  • Adjective, : a tinny piano
  • While gesturing to the exact tinniness of his balls.
  • I am too shocked at the tinniness of this to hold back my reaction.
  • The mournful sound of gulls, the breakers crashing, whistles of lifeguards, low tinniness of teenagers' radios. for more
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