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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: stinting(0.01022 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to stinting.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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.
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.
She stints them in their meals. --Law.
2. To put an end to; to stop. [Obs.] --Shak.
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.
4. To serve successfully; to get with foal; -- said of mares.
The majority of maiden mares will become stinted
while at work. --J. H. Walsh.