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Adjective: tinny (tinnier,tinniest)  ti-nee
  1. Of or containing tin
     
  2. Of very poor quality; flimsy
    - bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy [N. Amer], crummy, punk [N. Amer], sleazy, tacky, crumby
     
  3. Thin and metallic in sound; lacking resonance
    "an unpleasant tinny voice"
Noun: tinny  ti-nee
Usage: Austral, NZ
  1. (informal) a can of beer
    "Australian fans face booze limit - just 24 tinnies a day";
    - tinnie [Austral, NZ]

Derived forms: tinnier, tinniest, tinnies

See also: inferior, metal, metallic, metalline [archaic]

Encyclopedia: Tinny