MEANING: noun: Someone who pretends to have money, skill, influence, etc.
adjective: Inferior or insignificant, while pretending to be otherwise.

ETYMOLOGY: The word has its origin in gambling, from the use of a cone-shaped container used to shake the dice. A tinhorn gambler was someone who pretended to be a big player, but actually played for small stakes. Earliest documented use: 1885.

EINHORN - German word for "unicorn"

TINSHORN - deprived of all can-making material

TENHORN - a LARGE orchestral brass section

VINHORN - a cornucopia full of French wine