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Synonyms for frugal
ˈfru gəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stinting(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. frugal(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    cheap, economical, thrifty

    Antonyms:
    lavish, spendthrift, prodigal

  2. frugal(adjective)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. frugal(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. frugal(a)

    Synonyms:
    economical, saving, sparing, thrifty, provident

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    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. Laurie Rowell:

    He was unbelievably frugal.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Mark Beaumont:

    The golden rule with kit is to take less than you think you need, you have to lug that all uphill, and no matter how frugal you are, you will find yourself after a week's touring at the post office with a box of stuff being posted home.

  5. 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.


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