adjective, said of a person (usually male) having a rugged appearance, tough, weathered, serious, a degree of handsomeness is implied

"The Marlboro Man, with his herd of steer, wisping lo-tars, and flinty gaze, has introduced many a child to the joys of smoking."

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 rockFlinty state, a siliceous slate; -- basanite is here included. See Basanite.


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