AskDefine | Define stinting

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stinting 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]

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  1. present participle of stint

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

cheeseparing, economy, economy of assumption, economy of means, elegance, frugal, frugal to excess, frugality, law of parsimony, measured, moderate, overfrugal, parsimonious, parsimoniousness, parsimony, penny-wise, penny-wise and pound-foolish, pinching, restrained, scamping, scrimping, skimping, sober, sparing, temperate, too frugal
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