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tin' ear'




1. an insensitivity to melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic variety in music.
2. an insensitivity to subtlety or appropriateness in verbal expression: a tin ear for clear, precise prose.
3. See cauliflower ear.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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