frugal definition

  • adjective:
    • 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
    • Obtained by, or appropriate to, economy.
    • avoiding waste
  • others:
    • Economical in use or expenditure; avoiding unnecessary expenditure either of money or of anything else which is to be used or consumed; sparing; not prodigal or lavish.
    • Characterized by or suggesting economy.
    • Synonyms preference, mindful, chary, thrifty.

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