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stint

 
Noun stint has 3 senses
  1. stretch, stint - an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
    --1 is a kind of duration, continuance
  2. least sandpiper, stint, Erolia minutilla - smallest American sandpiper
    --2 is a kind of sandpiper
    --2 is a member of Erolia, genus Erolia
  3. stint - an individuals prescribed share of work; "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
    --3 is a kind of
    job, task, chore
Verb stint has 2 senses
  1. scrimp, stint, skimp - subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp"
    --1 is one way to save
    Derived form: noun stinter1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s on something
  2. stint, skimp, scant - supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
    --2 is one way to supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived form: noun stinter1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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