adjective, tin·ni·er, tin·ni·est.
Origin of tinny
Related Words for tinnygolden, silvery, iron, mineral, hard, leaden, fusible, geologic, metallurgic, stannic, tinny
Examples from the Web for tinny
Contemporary Examples of tinny
People listen to it on tinny cellphone speakers that are entirely inferior to what they had in lo-tech times of yore.Comedy Is His Calling: The Brilliance of Billy Crystal
April 18, 2014
And when he tried to strike a sympathetic note with “people who are looking for work,” it came off as tinny and flat.Why Mitt Romney Is Winning, and Rick Perry Is Losing
January 3, 2012
Historical Examples of tinny
Against the scene a jazz band flung a whine and a stumble of tinny sounds.Erik Dorn
That's only a tinny sort of glitter just now, but you should see the moon rise over it.Mushroom Town
The words were in English—the tinny, saw-cut English of the native-bred, and the chaplain jumped.Kim
A tinny voice said with formal cordiality that he did, indeed.
The tinny voice said hastily that Lockley should speak to the general himself.