Pronunciation: (stō'nē),[key] —adj.,ston•i•er, ston•i•est. 1. full of or abounding in stones or rock: a stony beach. 2. pertaining to or characteristic of stone.
3. resembling or suggesting stone, esp. in its hardness.
4. unfeeling; merciless; obdurate: a stony heart. 5. motionless or rigid; without expression, as the eyes or a look: a hard, stony stare. 6. petrifying; stupefying: stony fear. 7. having a stone or stones, as fruit.
8. Slang.stone-broke. Also,stoney.