See stint1.

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  • Stinter — Stint er, n. One who, or that which, stints. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stinter — noun see stint I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stinter — n. one who limits, one who restricts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stinter — stint·er …   English syllables

  • stinter — noun an economizer who stints someone with something • Derivationally related forms: ↑stint • Hypernyms: ↑economizer, ↑economiser …   Useful english dictionary

  • stint — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English styntan to blunt, dull; akin to Old Norse stuttr scant Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. archaic stop, desist 2. to be sparing or frugal < not stinting with their praise > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stintingly — See stinter. * * * …   Universalium

  • stint — stint1 stintedly, adv. stintedness, n. stinter, n. stintingly, adv. stintless, adj. /stint/, v.i. 1. to be frugal; get along on a scanty allowance: Don t stint on the food. They stinted for years in order to save money …   Universalium

  • stint — I. /stɪnt / (say stint) verb (t) 1. to limit to a certain amount, number, share, or allowance, often unduly; set limits to; restrict. 2. Obsolete to discontinue, cease, or bring to an end. –verb (i) 3. to be sparing or frugal; get along on a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • stint — stint1 [stint] vt. [ME stinten, to stint, cease, stop < OE styntan, to blunt or dull, akin to stunt, blunt, dull: see STUNT1] 1. to restrict or limit to a certain quantity, number, share, or allotment, often small or scanty 2. Archaic to stop… …   English World dictionary

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