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Tintype is a term to describe the men out there who are completely drop dead gorgeous, usually the fantasy of every other girl out there, and with features to kill. These boys also have to fit the "popular" category, and they must be popular to the point of being considered illuminati level elite. At times, these boys dont even have to be extremely good looking, because their level of popularity makes up for that quality.

These boys have an extremely unapproachable vibe about them, because they're generally too perfect for you.

Although they are all these things, it also gets to the point where a girl legitimately wont crush on him. Girls will spend time talking to him, staring, and gushing about him, but no one will actually like him -simply because everyone has accepted the fact that they have no chance with him. Therefore, there will be no butterflies or any other form of bodily reaction to these guys.

This name originates from the high school, Campbell Collegiate, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. A boy in grade 10, also taking International Baccalaureate classes, and in a variety of different sports, the grade 10 rep, and in many other extracurriculars, high fashion sense, probably loaded, and drop dead gorgeous has exceeded the regular level of perfection. Instead, this boy has entered a brand new class of perfection.

Only a select few, probably less than 10% of the male population, has the ability to fit into this category.
Girl #1: OH HE IS MIGHTY FINE
Girl #2: DO YOU THINK I HAVE A CHANCE?
Girl #1: SURE GO FOR IT!
Girl #3: Noooo.. he's tintype. :(
Girl #2: *KILLING HERSELF* *GETS OVER IT BECAUSE SHE KNEW IT WAS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE*

Girl #1: I heard she's crushing on Tin La.....
Girl #2: REALLY?! But she has no chance, poor girl.
Girl #3: No she just thinks he's attractive, no one would crush on him, he's tintype
by karatekidyoyoyo March 04, 2013