HyperDic: thrifty

English > 2 senses of the word thrifty:
ADJECTIVEallthriftycareful and diligent in the use of resources
allthrifty, carefulmindful of the future in spending money
thrifty > pronunciation
Soundsthrih'ftiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > thrifty: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCareful and diligent in the use of resources.
Narrowereconomical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stintingavoiding waste
penny-wisethrifty in small matters only
savingCharacterized by thriftiness
See alsoprovidentProviding carefully for the future
Oppositewastefultending to squander and waste
Spanishahorrador, ahorrativo, económico, frugal, prudente
Nounsthriftextreme / extreme care in spending money
thriftinessfrugality in the expenditure of money or resources
Adverbsthriftilyin a thrifty manner
English > thrifty: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmindful of the future in spending money.
Synonymcareful
BroaderprovidentProviding carefully for the future
Spanishahorrador, cuidadoso
Nounsthriftextreme / extreme care in spending money
thriftinessfrugality in the expenditure of money or resources

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