What does tinfoil mean?

Definitions for tinfoil

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tinfoil.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tinfoil, tin foil(noun)

    foil made of tin or an alloy of tin and lead


  1. tinfoil(Noun)

    a thin, pliable sheet of tin or an alloy of tin and lead, used as a protective wrapping

  2. tinfoil(Noun)

    (as a misnomer) aluminium foil

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tinfoil

    tin′foil, n. tin in thin leaves for wrapping articles.—v.t. to cover with such.

How to pronounce tinfoil?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say tinfoil in sign language?

  1. tinfoil


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tinfoil in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tinfoil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of tinfoil

  1. tinfoiltinfoiltinfoiltinfoiltinfoil

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for tinfoil

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for tinfoil »


Find a translation for the tinfoil definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these tinfoil definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"tinfoil." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 11 Nov. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/tinfoil>.

Are we missing a good definition for tinfoil? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for tinfoil:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.