Definition of tinny adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtɪni//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɪni//
    (especially British English, disapproving) Describing music
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  1. 1having a high thin sound like small pieces of metal hitting each other See related entries: Describing music
  2. 2having a taste like metal The beer tasted tinny. The coffee had a tinny flavour. She complained of a permanent tinny taste in her mouth.

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