What does stony mean?

Definitions for stony
ˈstoʊ nistony

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rocky, bouldery, bouldered, stony(adj)

    abounding in rocks or stones

    "rocky fields"; "stony ground"; "bouldery beaches"

  2. flinty, flint, granitic, obdurate, stony(adj)

    showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings

    "his flinty gaze"; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"

  3. granitic, granitelike, rocklike, stony(adj)

    hard as granite

    "a granitic fist"


  1. stony(Adjective)

    As hard as stone.

  2. stony(Adjective)

    Containing or made up of stones.

    a stony path

  3. stony(Adjective)

    Of a person, lacking warmth and emotion.

  4. stony(Adjective)

    Of an action such as a look, showing no warmth of emotion.

    She gave him a stony reception.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stony

    of or pertaining to stone, consisting of, or abounding in, stone or stones; resembling stone; hard; as, a stony tower; a stony cave; stony ground; a stony crust

    Etymology: [AS. stnig. See Stone.]

  2. Stony

    converting into stone; petrifying; petrific

    Etymology: [AS. stnig. See Stone.]

  3. Stony

    inflexible; cruel; unrelenting; pitiless; obdurate; perverse; cold; morally hard; appearing as if petrified; as, a stony heart; a stony gaze

    Etymology: [AS. stnig. See Stone.]

Anagrams for stony »

  1. Tonys

  2. Tyson

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stony in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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