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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or containing tin adj. - Thin and metallic in sound; Of very poor quality.

Usage examples (36)
  • An unpleasant tinny voice
  • He smelled kind of tinny like metal, like men smell.
  • I recall the sound quality as being a bit "tinny" but otherwise very good.
  • (Soundbite of song) NORRIS: It does have that kind of tinny sound, doesn't it? for more
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