Synonyms of stinting


1. scrimp, stint, skimp, save

usage: subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp"

2. stint, skimp, scant, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"


1. economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stinting, thrifty (vs. wasteful)

usage: 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"

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