Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as tinsel.

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Examples

  • You have been living upon rye-bread and soup-maigre, and now you come over like a walking atomy with a rat's tail at your wig, and a tinsey jacket.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom — Complete

  • Lakehead University, a teensy-tinsey little school out in the boondocks near my aunt’s place which actually describes all of the places near all of my aunts, come to think of it, except Dodie has come up with a killer of a marketing ploy, if a bit late for September registrations.

    marketing ploy o’ the day: Lakehead University « raincoaster

  • Lakehead University, a teensy-tinsey little school out in the boondocks near my aunt’s place which actually describes all of the places near all of my ...

    2006 August 27 « raincoaster

  • You have been living upon rye-bread and soup-maigre, and now you come over like a walking atomy with a rat’s tail at your wig, and a tinsey jacket.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom

  • "strutting round their balconies in their tinsey robes and golden leather buskins;" the rope-dancers, and the dirty eating-places, where

    The Palmy Days of Nance Oldfield

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