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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: stinting (0.01020 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to stinting.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: stinting stinting adj : avoiding waste; “an economical meal”; “an economical shopper”; “a frugal farmer”; “a frugal lunch”; “a sparing father and a spending son”; “sparing in their use of heat and light”; “stinting in bestowing gifts”; “thrifty because they remember the great Depression”; "`scotch' is used only informally" [syn: economical, frugal, scotch, sparing]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Stinting Stint \Stint\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Stinting.] [OE. stinten, stenten, stunten, to cause to cease, AS. styntan (in comp.) to blunt, dull, fr. stunt dull, stupid; akin to Icel. stytta to shorten, stuttr short, dial, Sw. stynta to shorten, stunt short. Cf. Stent, Stunt.] 1. To restrain within certain limits; to bound; to confine; to restrain; to restrict to a scant allowance. [1913 Webster] I shall not go about to extenuate the latitude of the curse upon the earth, or stint it only to the production of weeds. --Woodward. [1913 Webster] She stints them in their meals. --Law. [1913 Webster] 2. To put an end to; to stop. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To assign a certain (i. e., limited) task to (a person), upon the performance of which one is excused from further labor for the day or for a certain time; to stent. [1913 Webster] 4. To serve successfully; to get with foal; -- said of mares. [1913 Webster] The majority of maiden mares will become stinted while at work. --J. H. Walsh. [1913 Webster]


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