Examples of flinty in a Sentence
a flinty and determined hero
a flinty warrior hardened by years of battle
Recent Examples of flinty from the Web
A superhero movie with a fatalist-humanist bent, small and intimate in scale, James Mangold’s sad, crunching finish to the Wolverine saga has brutal, flinty flair.
Goat Rocks 2016 sparkling grüner veltliner, Naches Heights, $45: This bubbly is bursting with aromas of green apples, pear and flinty minerality.
Director David Bennett probably has a Miss Tracy-style, iron-fist-in-velvet-glove voice, and has coaxed funny but flinty performances from the cast.
Each one of those recent long-termers left us cold: too disconnected, too expensive, or too flinty, but most of all, just short of totally satisfying.
One eyelid droops a little over a flinty blue eye, two fingers on his left hand were lost to a buzz saw a decade ago.
An American of Chinese immigrant heritage, Mr. Tao performed flinty works by Copland and the American maverick Frederic Rzewski, whose leftist convictions permeate his music.
Roger Clemens would seek his 300th career victory against Kerry Wood, who followed him on the MLB assembly line of flinty-eyed, fireballing Texans.
For many years, for most viewers, the identity of Fox News has been closely linked to the identity of O’Reilly, who was flinty and utterly self-assured—and who took pains to present himself, not always convincingly, as conservative but nonpartisan.
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First Known Use of flinty
FLINTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flinty for English Language Learners
: not soft or gentle in manner or appearance : having a very serious quality or manner
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