how to pronounce flint


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flint is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of flint in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… occasion to let the Mike Flint thing go …”

meanings of flint


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


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


  1. To furnish or decorate an object with flint.

flint frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word flint occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics flint can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that flint can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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