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Synonyms for frugal
ˈfru gəlfru·gal

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Wiktionary

  1. frugaladjective

    Synonyms:
    cheap, economical, thrifty

    Antonyms:
    lavish, spendthrift, prodigal

  2. frugaladjective

    Avoiding unnecessary expenditure either of money or of anything else which is to be used or consumed; avoiding waste.

    Synonyms:
    cheap, thrifty, economical

    Antonyms:
    prodigal, lavish, spendthrift

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. frugal

    Synonyms:
    sparing, economical, parsimonious, abstinent, abstemious, temperate, saving, thrifty, provident

    Antonyms:
    profuse, luxurious, extravagant, prodigal, self-indulgent, intemperate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stintingadjective

    avoiding waste

    "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"

    Synonyms:
    stinting, economic, sparing, scotch, economical

    Antonyms:
    wasteful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. frugaladjective

    Synonyms:
    provident, economical, saving, sparing, choice, chary, careful, thrifty; not profuse, prodigal, or lavish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. frugaladjective

    Synonyms:
    economical, saving, sparing, thrifty, provident

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "frugal":

    thrifty, conservation-oriented, austere, economical

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#827cheap
#861economic
#3544saving
#13409economical
#17024scotch
#23228thrifty
#23852temperate
#27339frugal
#36291provident
#44975sparing
#53038austere
#85469parsimonious
#129529abstinent
#292522abstemious

How to use frugal in a sentence?

  1. Nawneet Ranjan:

    It's frugal innovation at its best, with the right resources and mentoring, they can do so much more. And these can be applied in slums, in cities everywhere.

  2. Mujtaba Rahman:

    There's been big movement in most of Europe's capitals in recognition of the scale of the challenge, that's decidedly what you're not getting from the' Frugal Four.' It's effectively a restatement of old positions.

  3. Thomas Jefferson:

    ...Enlightened by a benign religion, professed, indeed, and practiced in various forms, yet all of them inculcating honesty, truth, temperance, gratitude, and the love of man, acknowledging and adoring an overruling Providence, which by all its dispensations proves that it delights in the happiness of man here and his greater happiness hereafter - with all these blessings, what more is necessary to make us a happy and a prosperous people? Still one thing more... a wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circle of our felicities.

  4. Mayor Wang Anshun:

    Holding the Games in a frugal way is not a slogan, it's a reality, we will make full use of our current sports facilities and strictly control construction costs.

  5. Jack Kent Cooke:

    The guy Haberkorn — who is a professional personal injury lawyer — did a number on me, then he looked me up, found out who my dad is, and saw dollar signs when he learned my name. He assumed I was a billionaire, which I’m not, i live on a budget like anyone else, I get a monthly allowance, I am not shopping on Madison Avenue, I take the subway, and I am very frugal. I am not Paris Hilton.


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