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Definition of tinpot adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

tinpot

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈtɪnpɑt//
 
[only before noun] (disapproving)
 
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(especially of a leader or government) not important and of little worth or use a tinpot dictator
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