Definition of tin ear
: a deafened or insensitive ear
Examples of tin ear in a sentence
My wife is a talented musician, but I have a tin ear.
First Known Use of tin ear
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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