Definition Of stints

verb

a person's fixed or allotted period of work.

his varied career included a stint as a magician

a small short-legged sandpiper of northern Eurasia and Alaska, with a brownish back and white underparts.

More than half a dozen species of birds have come to roost, which include black-winged stilts, cattle and little egrets, little stints , common sandpipers, pond herons and little winged plovers.

limitation of supply or effort.

a collector with an eye for quality and the means to indulge it without stint

supply an ungenerous or inadequate amount of (something).

stowage room hasn't been stinted

Example Of stints

  • a collector with an eye for quality and the means to indulge it without stint

  • After a seven-month stint James had resigned, citing a conflict of interest with programs being pursued by the association.

  • After two relatively brief stints pastoring in New York and Bolton, Connecticut, he served as a tutor at his alma mater in New Haven from 1724 to 1726.

  • Between stints levelling out the kitchen floor and painting a Noah's Ark mural in the dining room, the Transform team chose to devise some simple lessons.

  • But it is said that in Cuba and Brazil this increase of slave labour, without stint or limit, is acting wholesomely, in checking the importation by creating a fear of the slaves themselves.


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