someone, especially a gambler, who pretends to be important but actually has little money, influence, or skill.
cheap and insignificant; small-time: a tinhorn racket.
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Origin of tinhorn
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a cheap pretentious person, esp a gambler with extravagant claims
cheap and showy
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