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English definition of “flinty”


adjective     /ˈflɪn.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
made of or like flint : a flinty material Types of rockPrecious and semi-precious stones severe and determined : The head teacher has a rather flinty manner .Strong-willedSevere
(Definition of flinty adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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