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STINTING

 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 


STINTING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Avoiding waste

Synonyms:

frugal; sparing; stinting; scotch; economical

Context examples:

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

Similar:

thrifty (careful and diligent in the use of resources)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)


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