Associations to the word «Stony»


STONY, adjective. As hard as stone.
STONY, adjective. Containing or made up of stones.
STONY, adjective. (figuratively) Of a person, lacking warmth and emotion.
STONY, adjective. (figuratively) Of an action such as a look, showing no warmth of emotion.
STONY BROKE, adjective. (UK)and (Australian) Completely without money to spend.
STONY IRON, adjective. Alternative spelling of stony-iron

Dictionary definition

STONY, adjective. Abounding in rocks or stones; "rocky fields"; "stony ground"; "bouldery beaches".
STONY, adjective. Showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "his flinty gaze"; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart".
STONY, adjective. Hard as granite; "a granitic fist".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King