Definitions

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  • adj. Having a ringing or clinking sound.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Emitting a clear sound.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Emitting a clear ringing or tinkling sound.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A low, tremulous shudder was beginning to lift itself, like the distant growling of thunder, upon the tinnient air of the high summit.

    Empire Builders

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  • Obs. adj., ringing; resonant (adapt. of L. tinnient-em, pr. pple. of tinnÄ«re to ring, tinkle)

    August 3, 2008