flinty

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adjective \ˈflin-tē\

Definition of flinty

flintier

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flintiest

  1. 1 :  resembling flint; especially :  stern, unyielding flinty determination

  2. 2 :  composed of or covered with flint

flintily

play \ˈflin-tə-lē\ adverb

flintiness

play \ˈflin-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of flinty in a sentence

  1. a flinty and determined hero

  2. a flinty warrior hardened by years of battle

1536

First Known Use of flinty

1536


FLINTY Defined for English Language Learners

flinty

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adjective \ˈflin-tē\

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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