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[tin-muh n]
noun, plural tin·men.
  1. a tinsmith.
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Origin of tinman

First recorded in 1605–15; tin + -man
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Examples from the Web for tinman

Historical Examples

  • “That is for dipping warter out of the bucket,” replied the tinman.

    My First Cruise

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Israel went out, and his sisters followed him, to see the tinman off.

    My First Cruise

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • And this was the matter: Tinman had hired the glass for three days.

  • Tinman practicing in his Court suit before the chiwal-glass!

  • Annette declined to laugh at the most risible caricatures of Tinman.