Definition of Flintily
1. flinty [adv] - See also: flinty
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Literary usage of Flintily
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"His eyes set flintily into an uncompromising stare. I perceived that I was ¡n the presence of emotion and involuntarily I laid firm hold of the arms of my ..."
2. Kate Beaumont by John William De Forest (1872)
"Vincent was annoyed ; not that he cared about Jenny Devine, but that he wanted her to care about him ; for he too was a flirt, and a flintily selfish one. ..."
3. The President: A Novel by Alfred Henry Lewis (1904)
"remarked the San Reve, flintily suspicious. " No, my San Reve," yawned Storri. " Pardon my grossness;—a yawn in the presence of a lady, ..."
4. The Great Game: A Plea for a British Imperial Policy by Walter Millar Thorburn (1875)
"... numerous than the purely agricultural men of their class—will set their faces (and fists) flintily against those whom they regard as social tyrants. ..."