[ len-tn ]
/ ˈlɛn tn /
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of, relating to, or suitable for Lent.
suggesting Lent, as in austerity, frugality, or rigorousness; meager.
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Words nearby Lenten
lensman, lens turret, lent, lentamente, lentando, Lenten, lentic, lenticel, lenticle, lenticular, lenticular cloud
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How to use Lenten in a sentence
One of the first tracts wholly devoted to tobacco is entitled Nash's "Lenten Stuffe."
Even in the present year-1913-the Lenten pastoral of one of the bishops goes back to the same old subject.Is Ulster Right?|Anonymous
After the Christmas holidays the city will be gay until the Lenten season.Patchwork|Anna Balmer Myers
It is the method by which one fills a Lenten mitebox—it is disciplinary, that is, it is meant to hurt a little, and it does.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping|Elizabeth Hale Gilman
The Lenten, Easter, and Christmas songs are the greatest artistic inheritance handed down to us from the past.More Tales by Polish Authors|Various
British Dictionary definitions for Lenten
/ (ˈlɛntən) /
(often capital) of or relating to Lent
archaic, or literary spare, plain, or meagrelenten fare
archaic cold, austere, or sombrea lenten lover
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