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    stinting

    stinting - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stinting

    Definition
    (adj) avoiding waste
    Synonyms : economical , frugal , scotch , sparing
    Example Sentence
    • 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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stinting

very close to stingy... stinting is being somewhat stingy..

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