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Noun: stint  stint
  1. An unbroken period of time during which you do something
    "there were stints of boredom";
    - stretch
     
  2. An individual's prescribed share of work
    "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
     
  3. Smallest American sandpiper
    - least sandpiper, Erolia minutilla
Verb: stint  stint
  1. Subsist on a meagre allowance
    "scratch and stint";
    - scrimp, skimp
     
  2. Supply sparingly and with restricted quantities
    "stint with the allowance";
    - skimp, scant [N. Amer]

Derived forms: stinted, stinting, stints

Type of: chore, continuance, duration, furnish, job, provide, render, sandpiper, save, supply, task

Part of: Erolia, genus Erolia

Encyclopedia: Stint, Temminck’s