Pronunciation Noun


  1. A hard, fine-grained quartz that fractures conchoidally and generates sparks when struck.
  2. A piece of flint, such as a gunflint, used to produce a spark.
  3. A small cylinder of some other material of the same function in a cigarette lighter, etc.
  4. A type of maize/corn with a hard outer hull.
  5. (figurative) Anything figuratively hard.
Translations Translations Translations Verb

flint (flints, present participle flinting; past and past participle flinted)

  1. (transitive) To furnish or decorate an object with flint.

Proper noun
  1. A city/county seat in Genesee County, Michigan.
  2. An unincorporated community in Texas
  3. A town in Flintshire, Wales, by the estuary of the River Dee (OS grid ref SJ2472).

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