stint (as something) a period of time that you spend working somewhere or doing a particular activity He did a stint abroad early in his career. a two-year stint in the Navy I’ve done my stint in the kitchen for today. Word Origin Old English styntan
‘make blunt’, of Germanic origin; related to the verb stunt.Extra examples He later served a stint in the Navy. He’s doing a brief stint at the World Bank in Washington. His résumé includes a stint as a professor of physics. She met her husband during her stint at the London office. The singer enjoyed a short stint at number one. He hated his two-year stint in the Navy. I’ve done my stint in the kitchen for today. She did a stint abroad early in her career.