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

Derived forms: tinnier, tinniest

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

Encyclopedia: Tinny