Definition of tin can in English:

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tin can



A can for preserving food: we found a tin can and filled it with water
More example sentences
  • Toby walked back to the kitchen, quickly scraped some dog food out of a tin can into Bucky's dish, and placed it on the floor.
  • But we needed the dark of the night for his plan so we picked up an old tin can from a metal dumpster near the Purina Dog Chow Company and we killed some time playing one-on-one soccer with it beside the rail yards.
  • I'm in my car, thrown aside in the car park like an old tin can.
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