See tinnily.

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  • tinniness — noun see tinny …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • tinniness — n. tinlike quality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tinniness — tin·ni·ness …   English syllables

  • tinniness — nēnə̇s, nin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being tinny …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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