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
Her flinty American prickliness finds both a loving embrace and a gentle foil in Claflin’s soft eyes and mellow, British-accented charm.
By turns flinty and tender, devotional and irreverent, haunted and enraptured, Cash’s poems — which date back to the 1940s — proved as multifaceted and emotionally far-reaching as the man himself.
Gaffney, in a welcome return to the San Diego stage, owns the role of this flinty but sympathetic character.
Keep a couple of hankies handy, because the play will likely soften the flintiest hearts in the audience.
Lingua Franca's Pinot Noir has a flinty finish with plum and red-cherry tones, reminders that the property was once a fruit orchard.
On their bruising second album, Sunwatchers II (Trouble in Mind), New York instrumental quartet Sunwatchers further refine their flinty collision of scorching free jazz and numbing proto-punk.
And the early stretches are energetic and larkish, deriving much of their flinty, spiky appeal from the youthful female stars' peppy, defiant personalities.
The extended period of severe cold has begun to get on the nerves of even the flintiest of New Englanders.
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fixed, hard, hardened, hardheaded, immovable, implacable, inflexible, ironhanded, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, rigid, self-willed, set, stiff, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful);
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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