Flinty meaning

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Containing or composed of flint.
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Unyielding; stern.

A flinty manner.

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Made of or containing flint.
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Like flint; extremely hard and firm; inflexible.

A flinty heart.

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Resembling or containing flint.
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Siliceous (including basanite)

Flinty rock; flinty slate.

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Showing a lack of emotion.
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Having a taste characteristic of certain white wines, especially Chablis, supposed to evoke the sensation of flint striking steel.
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Origin of flinty

  • flint +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary