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tinny

Austral informal a small fishing or pleasure boat with an aluminium hull
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The tinniness of the recorded music, the click signalling its end and the near-mechanical vocal renditions sharply critiqued the styles they burlesqued - placed them as an altogether passe kind of antique-modern American baroque.
The result of this mix is, to my eye, an odd sort of tinniness: Like the diagrammatic notations that accompany them on the surrounding walls, the paintings give the impression of being blowups, perhaps meant to reveal all those finicky little details that would have been too hard to see at their true scale.
There is a slight tinniness, or sparseness to the car, but I think that adds to the whole sportscar feel.
You used to find lots of lateral movement on switches, interior trim that didn't feel right and a general flimsiness and tinniness coupled with rather too many squeaks and rattles.