Simple Definition of tinhorn
: a person who talks and acts like someone who is strong and powerful but who is really weak, unimportant, etc.
Full Definition of tinhorn
: one (as a gambler) who pretends to have money, ability, or influence
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Rhymes with tinhorn
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