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Dictionary entry overview: What does stinting mean?
• STINTING (adjective)
The adjective STINTING has 1 sense:
1. avoiding waste
Familiarity information: STINTING used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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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
thrifty (careful and diligent in the use of resources)
colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)
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