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English definition of “tin god”

tin god

noun [C]     (also little tin god) literary disapproving
someone who behaves as if they are more important or powerful than they really areShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoastingUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
(Definition of tin god noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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