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tinny

adjective uk   /ˈtɪn.i/ us  

tinny adjective (SOUND)

describes a sound that is of low quality or like metal being hit: a tinny piano a tinny recordingDescribing qualities of sound

tinny adjective (POOR QUALITY)

informal disapproving If something made of metal is tinny, it is not strong and not of good quality: a cheap, tinny toy carNot of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad

tinny

noun [C] uk (also tinnie)   /ˈtɪn.i/ Australian English informal us  
a can of beer
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