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Language: Old English
Origin: styntan 'to make dull or less sharp'

stint

2 verb
     
stint2 [intransitive,transitive usually in negatives]
to provide or use too little of something
stint on
They didn't stint on food and drink at their wedding.
stint yourself
In order to avoid stinting yourself, make sure you have enough money to cover all your expenses.

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