The definition of a tin god is a bossy person who receives more respect than he or she should receive.
A tactic used in debates and arguments where a weaker thesis is substituted for the opponent's real proposition, this thesis then being refuted, thereby creating the illusion of winning the argument against the original proposition.
A person of little importance; nonentity
Find another word for paper-tiger. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for paper-tiger, like: tin-god, empty suit, hollow man, man-of-straw, straw-man and petty tyrant.