flintily
adverb see flinty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flintily — flinty ► ADJECTIVE (flintier, flintiest) 1) of, containing, or resembling flint. 2) grim and unyielding: a flinty stare. DERIVATIVES flintily adverb flintiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • flintily — See flinty. * * * …   Universalium

  • flintily — flint·i·ly …   English syllables

  • flintily — təlē, təli, tə̇l adverb : in a flinty manner * * * flintˈily adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑flint …   Useful english dictionary

  • flinty — flintily, adv. flintiness, n. /flin tee/, adj., flintier, flintiest. 1. composed of, containing, or resembling flint, esp. in hardness. 2. unyielding; unmerciful; obdurate: a flinty heart. [1530 40; FLINT + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • flinty — adjective (flintier; est) Date: 1536 1. resembling flint; especially stern, unyielding < flinty determination > 2. composed of or covered with flint • flintily adverb • flintiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gravesend Grammar School — Infobox UK school name = Gravesend Grammar School size = latitude = longitude = dms = motto = Consule Cunctis motto pl = established = 1893 approx = closed = c approx = type = Grammar secondary religion = president = head label = Head teacher… …   Wikipedia

  • flintiness — See flintily. * * * …   Universalium

  • flinty — adjective (flintier, flintiest) 1》 relating to, containing, or reminiscent of flint. 2》 (of a person or their expression) very hard and unyielding. Derivatives flintily adverb flintiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • flinty — /ˈflɪnti/ (say flintee) adjective (flintier, flintiest) 1. composed of, containing, or resembling flint; hard as flint. 2. obdurate; cruel; unmerciful: a flinty heart. 3. (of wine) having a very dry finish. {flint + y1} –flintily, adverb… …   Australian English dictionary

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