flinty

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈflɪntɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈflɪnti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(flintē)

Inflections of 'flinty' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
flintier
adj comparative
flintiest
adj superlative

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
flint•y /ˈflɪnti/USA pronunciation  adj.,  -i•er, -i•est. 
  • unmerciful;
    uncaring;
    hard:He stared back at us with cold, flinty eyes.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
    flint•y  (flintē),USA pronunciation adj.,  flint•i•er, flint•i•est. 
    1. composed of, containing, or resembling flint, esp. in hardness.
    2. unyielding;
      unmerciful;
      obdurate:a flinty heart.
    flinti•ly, adv. 
    flinti•ness, n. 
    • flint + -y1 1530–40

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    flinty /ˈflɪntɪ/ adj (flintier, flintiest)
    1. of, relating to, or resembling flint
    2. hard or cruel; obdurate; unyielding

    ˈflintily adv ˈflintiness n
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