HyperDic: stint

English > 5 senses of the word stint:
NOUNtimestint, stretchan unbroken period of time during which you do something
animalstint, least sandpiper, Erolia minutillasmallest American sandpiper
actstintan individual's prescribed share of work
VERBpossessionstint, scrimp, skimpsubsist on a meager allowance
possessionstint, skimp, scantsupply sparingly and with restricted quantities
stint > pronunciation
Soundsstih'nt
Rhymesament ... varmint: 39 rhymes with ihnt...
English > stint: 5 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningAn unbroken period of time during which you do something.
Synonymstretch
Broaderduration, continuanceThe period of time during which something continues
Spanishperíodo
Catalanperíode
English > stint: 5 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningsmallest American sandpiper.
Synonymsleast sandpiper, Erolia minutilla
Member ofErolia, genus EroliaA genus of Scolopacidae
BroadersandpiperAny of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call
English > stint: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn individual's prescribed share of work.
Example"her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
Broaderjob, task, choreA specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
English > stint: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningsubsist on a meager allowance.
PatternSomebody ----s on something
Synonymsscrimp, skimp
Broadersavespend less
Spanishescatimar
Catalanescatimar
Nounsstinteran economizer who stints someone with something
English > stint: 5 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningSupply sparingly and with restricted quantities.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsskimp, scant
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishescatimar
Nounsstinteran economizer who stints someone with something

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