adjective, ston·i·er, ston·i·est.
Examples from the Web for stony
Rey, after sitting for long hours in stony silence, eventually gave the police her last name.The Mad Shooter of Paris Is a ‘Natural Born Killer’|Christopher Dickey|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sara Sonnack, a Stony Brook journalism major who will be a senior next year, says she hopes she can make the trip.NYC Auction Held to Raise Funds for Stony Brook’s New Marie Colvin Center|Caitlin Dickson|June 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Havel was a hero who shrugged off the title, understandably uncomfortable with the assumptions of stony perfection.John Avlon: Vaclav Havel's Heroic Politics of Truth and Responsibility|John Avlon|December 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
She recalled the time they had walked together its stony beaches–and when Lee had lost his keys among the rocks.
The stony silence of IRS is compelling thousands of us to hire tax counsel and to proceed at our own risk and expense.
“It shows that my good counsel has not all fallen on stony soil,” Aline answered laughingly.Lorimer of the Northwest|Harold Bindloss
With the birth of Ferdinand a new feeling awoke in Adler's stony heart—a feeling of unbounded and eternal love.More Tales by Polish Authors|Various
The whole country is stony and barren, and millet is the only kind of grain that it produces.
They had reached a high, stony neck, or saddle, between two great crags.Harley Greenoak's Charge|Bertram Mitford
And ‘when he was yet a great way off his father saw him,’ along the stony road beneath the vine-clad hills.Wit and Humor of the Bible|Marion D. Shutter