"The tinpot style," said Mr. Britling at last in a voice of extreme bitterness.
When they came at last, in their tinpot hats, they got out half a dozen big squirts and rushed into the building with them.
England will blow your trumpery little fleet out of the water and sweep your tinpot army into Siberia for this.
The site where popular music was composed, arranged, published, recorded, etc, designating the neighborhood on Seventh Avenue between 48th and 52d Streets in New York City; also, the realm of popular music composition, publishing, etc
[1908+; fr the late 1800s musicians' term tin pan, ''cheap, tinny piano'']