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 n.  length of time spent in particular way; allotted amount; limitation or restriction; fixed amount of work allotted
Classic Sentence:
1  But the task might take years to accomplish, even if she continued to stint herself to the utmost; and meanwhile her pride would be crushed under the weight of an intolerable obligation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
2  "Don't stint yourself, we'll settle afterwards," he added, turning to Rostov.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER XIII
3  Once more he pulled himself together, once more he embarked upon a life of toil, once more he stinted himself in everything, once more he left clean and decent surroundings for a dirty, mean existence.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  He did a two - year stint in the army when he left school.
2  He has just finished a stint of compulsory military service.
3  Then I had a stint as security officer in Hong Kong.
4  Don't stint on time to make a plan.
5  She still plans to work on winning a real Grammy now that her "Dancing" stint is done.
6  "Spare no expense," the bride's father said, refusing to stint on the wedding arrangements.