flinty Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective containing flint
  2. adjective satellite showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
    obdurate; flint; granitic; stony.
    • his flinty gaze
    • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart


Flint"y adjective
comparative Flintier ; superlative Flintiest
  1. Consisting of, composed of, abounding in, or resembling, flint; as, a flinty rock; flinty ground; a flinty heart.

Webster 1913