flinty


flinty

adjective \ˈflin-tē\

: not soft or gentle in manner or appearance : having a very serious quality or manner

flint·i·erflint·i·est

Full Definition of FLINTY

1
:  resembling flint; especially :  stern, unyielding <flinty determination>
2
:  composed of or covered with flint
flint·i·ly \ˈflin-tə-lē\ adverb
flint·i·ness \ˈflin-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of FLINTY

  1. a flinty and determined hero
  2. <a flinty warrior hardened by years of battle>

First Known Use of FLINTY

1536

Rhymes with FLINTY

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