One entry found for frugal.
Main Entry: fru·gal
Function: adjective : careful in spending or using resources - fru·gal·i·ty /frü-gal-t-/ noun - fru·gal·ly /frü-g-l/ adverb synonymsFRUGAL, THRIFTY, ECONOMICAL mean careful with money and other resources. FRUGAL suggests a simple lifestyle that is lacking in luxuries <a frugal woman who seldom allowed herself even small pleasures>. THRIFTY suggests a habit of saving and an avoidance of wastefulness <thrifty shoppers looking for bargains>. ECONOMICAL suggests the wise management of one's resources <economical cooks use everything and waste nothing>.