Definition of 'tinny'
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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)But this sounds a little tinny and loses its way. The Sun (2016)And if the show has a flaw it's that the recorded sound is pretty tinny. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has two boats - a tinny little thing and a big speedboat. The Sun (2012)It's some flat bits of me al with tinny music coming out. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Conversations with people I loved sounded tinny and insincere. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The atmosphere was relaxed, the music Arabic and tinny. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Songs that, incidentally, were designed specifically to sound good and right on tinny car radios. 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)I shall die to the tinny music of Radio Tbilisi. Somewhere East of Life (1994)The speakers are fine for background music, though sound a trifle tinny during an HD action film. 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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