New Vocab: Stint

verb: stint; 3rd person present: stints; past tense: stinted; past participle: stinted; gerund or present participle: stinting

supply an ungenerous or inadequate amount of (something).
“stowage room hasn’t been stinted”
be economical or frugal about spending or providing something.
“he doesn’t stint on wining and dining”
synonyms: skimp on, scrimp on, be economical with, economize on, be sparing with, hold back on, be frugal with; More
be mean with, be parsimonious with;
limit, restrict;
informalbe stingy with, be mingy with, be tight with
“we saved by stinting on food”
restrict (someone) in the amount of something (especially money) given or permitted.
“to avoid having to stint yourself, budget in advance”

noun: stint; plural noun: stints

a person’s fixed or allotted period of work.
“his varied career included a stint as a magician”
synonyms: spell, stretch, turn, session, term, shift, tour of duty
“a two-week stint in the office”
limitation of supply or effort.
“a collector with an eye for quality and the means to indulge it without stint”


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