Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling tin (the metal).

Etymologies

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tin +‎ -like

Examples

  • The only sound was the muffled, tinlike voice of the 911 operator coming through my phone lying on the floor.

    Honeymoon

  • A small, simple instrument made of a tinlike material, it was one of the few personal items he had been able to salvage from his quarters on the Enterprise-D.

    PLANET X

  • Ebenezer lifted his eyes toward the bright, tinlike dishes on the counter.

    The Blue Cat of Castle Town

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