tin + -y
tinny (comparative tinnier or more tinny, superlative tinniest or most tinny)
- Of or pertaining to or resembling tin.
- The object had a tinny appearance.
- Pertaining to the thinness and cheapness of tin or similar-looking metals, in contrast to a heavier, more valuable metal.
- The shop was filled with tinny tourist geegaws.
- Pertaining to a thin, unpleasant sound recalling that of tin being rapped.
- The piano was not simply out of tune, but had become downright tinny.