adjective, tin·ni·er, tin·ni·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM tinnytin·ni·ly, adverbtin·ni·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for 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|Tom Shales|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Andrew Romano|January 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When he flew to the back of a chair and perched upon it, his tin feathers rattled against one another with a tinny clatter.The Tin Woodman of Oz|L. Frank Baum
There was dead silence in the ship, save for a small, tinny voice in Joe's headphones.Space Tug|Murray Leinster
That's only a tinny sort of glitter just now, but you should see the moon rise over it.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
"They've got the big trap out of the ship," said the distant, tinny voice of the crewman.The Giants From Outer Space|Geoff St. Reynard
The words were in English—the tinny, saw-cut English of the native-bred, and the chaplain jumped.Kim|Rudyard Kipling