Definition of 'tinny'
Example sentences containing 'tinny'
The only downside is the slightly tinny sound.The Sun (2012)
It had little to no power and the sound was tinny and high.Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
For 22.99, it beats the tinny sound of most laptops.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The songs on this album ooze a certain confidence, while also recalling some of the tinny sounds that were around in the Eighties.The Sun (2012) Somewhere East of Life (1994) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
At least the cheap restaurants usually have only a tinny radio, which I found much easier to ignore.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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