verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- stinky pinky,
- stinnes, hugo,
Origin of stint1
Origin of stint2
Examples from the Web for stint
After a stint with a replacement Head Mistress went sour, R seriously considered shutting down La Domaine for good.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Alan Gross was in a cheery mood, having survived a grim five-year stint in a Cuban prison.Castro's Hipster Apologists Want to Keep Cuba ‘Authentically’ Poor|Michael Moynihan|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He said he prefers to forget about his 18-month stint with the Railroad Commission.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2010, President Obama then brought her back for a second stint.For Next AG, Obama Picks a Quiet Fighter With a Heavy Punch|Michael Daly|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Over in Iowa, Branstad is aiming for a record sixth term in office in his second stint as governor.
To these objects Ismail applied himself with energy and cleverness, but without any stint of expense.
Thou arguest; if the good intent remain; What reason that another's violence Should stint the measure of my fair desert?The Vision of Paradise, Complete|Dante Alighieri
In her heart she didn't really care to go, for, after her stint was finished, she was contemplating some new improvisings.Missy|Dana Gatlin
To stint the supply of fuel would be to cheat himself of a fortune for the sake of a few pence, so he does not spare wood.Triumphs of Invention and Discovery in Art and Science|J. Hamilton Fyfe
"I am sorry that you have to stint yourself on my account," replied Frank, feeling rather uncomfortable.The Telegraph Boy|Horatio Alger, Jr.
Word Origin for stint
Word Origin for stint
"to limit, restrain, to be sparing or frugal," Old English styntan "to blunt, make dull," from Proto-Germanic *stuntijanan (cf. Old Norse stuttr "short, scant," Middle High German stunz "blunt, short," German stutzen "to cut short, curtail, stop, hesitate"), from PIE root *(s)teu- "to beat, strike, push, thrust" (see steep (adj.)). Related: Stinted; stinting. The noun is attested from c.1300.