Flinty is an adjective that is used to describe having very serious qualities or manners. Not soft or gentle. Hardness. Unmerciful. Obdurate, unyielding.
- As he was responsible in looking after a whole village of people from a young age, he developed into a ‘flinty’ individual. Being this was ensured that he did not leave things to chance.
- Don’t allow you’re heart to become ‘flinty’ because of what this world brings your way. No matter what happens keep and sincere and clean heart.
- She gave a ‘flinty’ speech as she felt that this was a situation where being soft wouldn’t get the point across.