Definition of tin-kettler in English:

tin-kettler

Pronunciation /ˌtɪnˈkɛt(ə)lə/ /ˌtɪnˈkɛtlə/

noun

historical Australian, New Zealand
  • A member of a boisterous group that serenades a newly-wed couple with a cacophonous noise made by beating kettles, pans, and similar objects.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Melbourne Age. From tin kettle + -er.