Examples of tin ear in a Sentence
My wife is a talented musician, but I have a tin ear.
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The president, for example, has experienced several instances of his jokes falling on tin ears.
The Cars franchise has always been Pixar’s attempt to woo the NASCAR crowd, and even if the studio’s got a tin ear for contemporary country stars, the first movie’s paean to small-town life went deeper than demographic pandering.
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TIN EAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tin ear for English Language Learners
: a lack of ability to hear something (such as music or speech) in an accurate and sensitive way
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