learning or marked by economy, as in the expenditure of cash or even the use of material sources. See Synonyms at sparing.
Costing little; cheap: a frugal lunch.
preventing unneeded spending either of cash or of whatever else that is to be utilized or used; preventing waste.
Economical within the use or appropriation of resources; perhaps not wasteful or luxurious; wise inside expenditure or application of force, materials, time, etc.; characterized by frugality; sparing; affordable; saving