HyperDic: thrift

English > 2 senses of the word thrift:
NOUNplantthriftany of numerous sun-loving low-growing evergreens of the genus Armeria having round heads of pink or white flowers
attributethrift, parsimony, parsimoniousness, penny-pinchingextreme / extreme care in spending money
thrift > pronunciation
Soundsthrih'ft
Rhymesadrift ... uplift: 18 rhymes with ihft...
English > thrift: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of numerous sun-loving low-growing evergreens of the genus Armeria having round heads of pink or white flowers.
Member ofArmeria, genus Armeriashrubby or herbaceous low-growing evergreen perennials
Narrowercliff rose, sea pink, Armeria maritimatufted thrift of seacoasts and mountains of north temperate zone
Broadersubshrub, suffrutexlow-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
English > thrift: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningextreme / extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily.
Synonymsparsimony, parsimoniousness, penny-pinching
Broaderfrugality, frugalnessprudence in avoiding waste
Spanishparquedad, parsimonia
Catalangarreperia, parsimònia
Adjectivesthriftycareful and diligent in the use of resources
thriftymindful of the future in spending money

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