[flin-tee] /ˈflɪn ti/
adjective, flintier, flintiest.
composed of, containing, or resembling , especially in hardness.
unyielding; unmerciful; obdurate:
a flinty heart.
adjective flintier, flintiest
of, relating to, or resembling flint
hard or cruel; obdurate; unyielding
“hard-hearted,” 1530s, from flint + -y (2). Literal sense of “resembling flint” is from 1640s. Related: Flintily; flintiness.
[flint] /flɪnt/ noun 1. a hard stone, a form of silica resembling chalcedony but more opaque, less pure, and less lustrous. 2. a piece of this, especially as used for striking fire. 3. a chunk of this used as a primitive tool or as the core from which such a tool was struck. 4. something […]
[flint-lok] /ˈflɪntˌlɒk/ noun 1. an outmoded gunlock in which a piece of striking against steel produces sparks that ignite the priming. 2. a firearm with such a . /ˈflɪntˌlɒk/ noun 1. an obsolete gunlock in which the charge is ignited by a spark produced by a flint in the hammer 2. a firearm having such […]
/ˈflɪntɒf/ noun 1. Andrew. born 1977, English cricketer; an all-rounder, he played 79 test matches for England (1998–2009)
[flint-sheer, -sher] /ˈflɪnt ʃɪər, -ʃər/ noun 1. a historic county in Clwyd, in NE Wales. /ˈflɪntˌʃɪə; -ʃə/ noun 1. a county of NE Wales, on the Irish Sea and the Dee estuary: became part of Clwyd in 1974, reinstated with reduced borders in 1996: includes the industrialized Deeside region in the E and the Clwydian […]