Synonyms of flint


1. flint, silica, silicon oxide, silicon dioxide

usage: a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony

2. Flint, Flint River

usage: a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River

3. Flint

usage: a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing


1. flinty, flint, granitic, obdurate, stony, hardhearted (vs. softhearted), heartless

usage: showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "his flinty gaze"; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"

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