(noun, verb)


1. an unbroken period of time during which you do something

Similar word(s): stretch

Definition categories: time, continuance, duration

2. smallest American sandpiper

Definition categories: animal, sandpiper

3. an individual's prescribed share of work

- her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her

Definition categories: act, chore, job, task

Sentences with stint as a noun:

- He had a stint in jail.


1. subsist on a meager allowance

Similar word(s): scrimp, skimp

Definition categories: possession, save

2. supply sparingly and with restricted quantities

- stint with the allowance

Similar word(s): scant, skimp

Definition categories: possession, furnish, provide, render, supply

Sentences with stint as a verb:

- The next party you throw, don't stint on the beer.