tinnily
adverb see tinny

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tinnily — tinny ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a thin, metallic sound. 2) made of thin or poor quality metal. 3) having an unpleasantly metallic taste. 4) Austral./NZ informal lucky. [ORIGIN: from tin in the sense «luck», literally «money, cash».] ► NOUN (pl.… …   English terms dictionary

  • tinnily — ˈtinəl]ē, nə̇l], ]i adverb : in a tinny manner : with a tinny sound pots and pans … tinkling tinnily as they jiggled and swung Adria Langley * * * tinnˈily adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑tin …   Useful english dictionary

  • tinnily — See tinny. * * * …   Universalium

  • tinnily — adverb In a tinny way …   Wiktionary

  • tinnily — adv. in a metallic tone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tinnily — tin·ni·ly …   English syllables

  • tinny — tinnily, adv. tinniness, n. /tin ee/, adj., tinnier, tinniest. 1. of or like tin. 2. containing tin. 3. lacking in timbre or resonance; sounding thin or twangy: a tinny piano. 4. not strong or durable; flimsy; shoddy. 5. having the ta …   Universalium

  • tinny — adjective (tinnier; est) Date: 1552 1. of, abounding in, or yielding tin 2. a. resembling tin b. light, cheap c. lacking depth or substance ; empty < tinny arguments > 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tinniness — See tinnily. * * * …   Universalium

  • tinny — adjective (tinnier, tinniest) 1》 having a thin, metallic sound. 2》 made of thin or poor quality metal. 3》 having an unpleasantly metallic taste. 4》 Austral./NZ informal lucky. noun (also tinnie) (plural tinnies) Austral./NZ informal a can of beer …   English new terms dictionary

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