tinniness

tinny

[tin-ee]
adjective, tinnier, tinniest.
1.
of or like tin.
2.
containing tin.
3.
lacking in timbre or resonance; sounding thin or twangy: a tinny piano.
4.
not strong or durable; flimsy; shoddy.
5.
having the taste of tin.

Origin:
1545–55; tin + -y1

tinnily, adverb
tinniness, noun
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tinny (ˈtɪnɪ)
 
adj , -nier, -niest
1.  of, relating to, or resembling tin
2.  cheap, badly made, or shoddy
3.  (of a sound) high, thin, and metallic
4.  (of food or drink) flavoured with metal, as from a container
5.  informal (Austral) lucky
 
n , -nier, -niest, -nies
6.  slang (Austral) a can of beer
7.  informal (Austral) Also: tinnie a small fishing or pleasure boat with an aluminium hull
 
'tinnily
 
adv
 
'tinniness
 
n

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