Word Origin Old English dynt ‘stroke with a weapon’, reinforced in Middle English by the related Old Norse word dyntr; of unknown ultimate origin. Compare with dent.Idiomsnounjump to other results
BrE BrE//dɪnt//; NAmE NAmE//dɪnt//
(formal) by means of something He succeeded by dint of hard work. She became an honorary member by dint of winning the championship.
by dint of something/of doing somethingjump to other results