Examples of stony in a Sentence
She gave him a stony stare.
the judge's stony demeanor didn't raise the defendant's hopes for a more lenient sentence
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Bracing acidity gives way to a floral essence, with additional notes of gooseberry, lime, anise and stony minerality.
Each query gets only a stony face, so a jittery Gina does what many would do, fill the embarrassing silence by any means necessary.
The technique captures not only the daily experiences Elizabeth and others face in New Orleans, but also the stony reaction of French Quarter tourists and others.
The safari-style glamping situation offers in-tent bathrooms, showers, king-size beds, and solar power all within view of Lincoln’s stony face.
Calls for justice mostly fall on stony ground in The Silence of Others, a stirring documentary about the victims of Spanish dictator Gen. Francisco Franco and their ongoing fight to extract some kind of legal payback.
Such an unwavering, stony response was in stark contrast to the praise lauded upon Leroy Sane, who made a return to training five weeks ahead of schedule, with the German youngster fighting through discomfort to be involved with the team.
The missives, with rare exceptions, have been greeted with stony silence.
Surrounding the gazebo is a small park, and surrounding that are long rows of large, stony institutional permanence.
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STONY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stony for English Language Learners
: full of stones
: made of stone or hard like stone
: showing no emotion or friendliness
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