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1. flint

noun. ['ˈflɪnt'] a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony.

Synonyms

  • gunflint
  • silica
  • flintstone
  • silicon oxide
  • silicon dioxide

Antonyms

  • soft-boiled

Etymology

  • flint (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Flint

  • misprint
  • reprint
  • imprint
  • squint
  • sprint
  • splint
  • swint
  • stint
  • schwindt
  • quint
  • print
  • klint
  • klindt
  • glint
  • flynt
  • clint
  • wint
  • windt
  • vint
  • tint
  • sindt
  • rindt
  • mint
  • kint
  • kindt
  • hint
  • dint
  • didn't

Example sentences of the word flint


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the screw and spring and shake out the old flint.

2. Adjective
This will expose the flint area.

Quotes containing the word flint


1. And it's Gryfindor in possession again, as Johnson takes the Quaffle— Flint alongside her —poke him in the eye, Angelina —it was a joke, professor, it was a joke...
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

2. But our wishes are like tinder: the flint and steel of circumstances are continually striking out sparks, which vanish immediately, unless they chance to fall upon the tinder of our wishes; then, they instantly ignite, and the flame of hope is kindled in a moment.
- Anne Brontë, Agnes Grey

2. Flint

noun. a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing.

Synonyms

  • MI
  • Great Lakes State
  • Michigan

3. flint

adjective. ['ˈflɪnt'] showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings.

Synonyms

  • heartless
  • stony
  • flinty
  • granitic
  • hardhearted

Antonyms

  • regenerate
  • spirited
  • smooth
  • soft

Etymology

  • flint (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. Flint

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

Synonyms

  • Peach State
  • Georgia
  • Flint River
  • Empire State of the South
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