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English definition of “flinty”

flinty

adjective uk   /ˈflɪn.ti/ us    /-t̬i/
made of or like flint: a flinty materialTypes of rockPrecious and semi-precious stones severe and determined: The head teacher has a rather flinty manner.Strong-willedSevere
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