tinfoil

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noun tin·foil \ˈtin-ˌfȯi(-ə)l\

Definition of tinfoil

  1. :  a paper-thin metal sheeting usually of aluminum or tin-lead alloy

Examples of tinfoil in a sentence

  1. Wrap the leftover food in tinfoil.

14th Century

First Known Use of tinfoil

14th century


TINFOIL Defined for English Language Learners

tinfoil

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noun tin·foil \ˈtin-ˌfȯi(-ə)l\

Definition of tinfoil for English Language Learners

  • : a thin sheet of shiny metal that is used especially for cooking or storing food


TINFOIL Defined for Kids

tinfoil

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noun tin·foil \ˈtin-ˌfȯil\

Definition of tinfoil for Students

  1. :  a thin metal sheeting usually of aluminum or an alloy of tin and lead


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