Flint·y a. [Compar. Flintier superl. Flintiest.] Consisting of, composed of, abounding in, or resembling, flint; as, a flinty rock; flinty ground; a flinty heart.
Flinty rock, or Flinty state, a siliceous slate; -- basanite is here included. See Basanite.
adj 1: showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "the
child's misery would move even the most obdurate
heart" [syn: obdurate, stony]
2: having austere inflexibility; "a flinty manner"; "granitic
morality"; "his unyielding mouth and glassy eyes"-
Marchette Chute [syn: granitic, unyielding]
[also: flintiest, flintier]