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[tee-nuh] /ˈti nə/
a female given name. Unabridged
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  • Tina, an almost legendary damsel, whose wit and beauty were known in five armies, had arisen and was about to disappear.

    A Company of Tanks W. H. L. Watson
  • "Then we shall burst, and there will be an end of us," Tina would laughingly say.

    Werwolves Elliott O'Donnell
  • Some were about Tina—so very human, and yet so strange a little Princess.

  • Love to you both, and a heart full to yourself, Tina, dearest.

    The Smart Set Clyde Fitch
  • Yet upon Larry and Tina was a premonition that Tugh, here with them now and so suavely friendly, was their real enemy.

British Dictionary definitions for Tina


a slang word for crystal meth
Word Origin
C21: so called because it is commonly bought in (six)teen(ths) of an ounce
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Word Origin and History for Tina

fem. proper name, short for Cristina, etc.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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