He stinted himself in recreation, in clothes, and even in the necessaries of life; struggling on indefatigably through all.
I once imagined this dwarfed and stinted scrub to be a wood.
They have been compelled to live on stinted rations lately, and their habit of indulging in raw manioc is very injurious.
We banqueted, neither a whit did soul get stinted of banquet impartial.
It was rather a large party to lodge, but forest hospitality is not stinted.
It is because they have been stinted and starved at some period of their growth.
Ill-health, stinted means, hopeless love, and continual lack of success—these are calculated to give the bravest pause.
She stinted herself that she might make their lot more endurable.
I'm not stinted in any way, and Mr. Bidlake sends me a liberal allowance for the expenses of the house.
He stinted them in every thing else, but spent all he could rap and run to make them fine.
"to limit, restrain, to be sparing or frugal," Old English styntan "to blunt, make dull," from Proto-Germanic *stuntijanan (cf. Old Norse stuttr "short, scant," Middle High German stunz "blunt, short," German stutzen "to cut short, curtail, stop, hesitate"), from PIE root *(s)teu- "to beat, strike, push, thrust" (see steep (adj.)). Related: Stinted; stinting. The noun is attested from c.1300.