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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:
    vitality, verve, animation, energy, life force, vital force, elan vital, vim

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 for "frugal":

    thrifty, conservation-oriented, austere, economical

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How to use frugal in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Jefferson:

    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.

  2. Bunruen Klinnak:

    We need to save money and be frugal because we don't know what politics will be like in the future.

  3. 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.

  4. Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermons and sayings Compilation):

    Be generous but not extravagant, be frugal but not miserly.

  5. 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.

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