Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “stint” en inglés

stint

noun [C] uk   /stɪnt/ us  
a fixed or limited period of time spent doing a particular job or activity: He has just finished a stint of compulsory military service. Perhaps her most productive period was her five-year stint as a foreign correspondent in New York.

stint

verb [I or T, usually in negatives] uk   /stɪnt/ us  
to provide, take, or use only a small amount of something: The bride's parents did not stint on the champagne - there was plenty for everyone. Don't stint yourself - take another slice of cake.
See also
(Definition of stint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de stint
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “stint” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

see the light of day

When something sees the light of day, it appears for the first time.

Palabra del día

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más