HyperDic: frugal

English > 1 sense of the word frugal:
ADJECTIVEallfrugal, economical, scotch, sparing, stintingavoiding waste
frugal > pronunciation
Soundsfruw'gahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > frugal: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningavoiding waste.
Examples
  • "a frugal farmer"
  • "a frugal lunch"
Synonymseconomical, scotch, sparing, stinting
BroaderthriftyCareful and diligent in the use of resources
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanisheconómico, frugal
Catalaneconòmic, frugal, sobri
Nounsfrugality, frugalnessprudence in avoiding waste
Adverbsfrugallyin a frugal manner

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