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Overview of verb stint

The verb stint has 2 senses

  • scrimp, stint, skimp -- (subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp")

  • stint, skimp, scant -- (supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance")

Overview of adj stinting

The adj stinting has 1 sense

  • economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stinting -- (avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally")