Definitions for stint

Definitions for (noun) stint

Main entry: stint

Definition: an individual's prescribed share of work

Usage: her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her

Main entry: Erolia minutilla, least sandpiper, stint

Definition: smallest American sandpiper

Main entry: stint, stretch

Definition: an unbroken period of time during which you do something

Usage: there were stretches of boredom; he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary

Definitions for (verb) stint

Main entry: scant, skimp, stint

Definition: supply sparingly and with restricted quantities

Usage: sting with the allowance

Main entry: skimp, scrimp, stint

Definition: subsist on a meager allowance

Usage: scratch and scrimp

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