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Synonyms for thrifty
ˈθrɪf tithrifty

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. thrifty

    prudent, careful, economical saving, frugal, flourishing, provident, sparing

    thriftless, unthrifty, wasteful, prodigal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thriftyadjective

    careful and diligent in the use of resources


    uneconomic, extravagant, wasteful, improvident, prodigal, pound-foolish, spendthrift, profligate, uneconomical

  2. careful, thriftyadjective

    mindful of the future in spending money

    "careful with money"

    deliberate, heedful, measured, careful

    pound-foolish, wasteful, improvident, spendthrift, uneconomic, uneconomical, profligate, prodigal, extravagant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. thriftyadjective

    frugal, sparing, economical, saving, careful, provident

  2. thriftyadjective

    thriving, prosperous

  3. thriftyadjective

    vigorous, growing well, flourishing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. thriftyadjective

    sparing, economical, provident, frugal, thriving, prosperous, luxuriant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thrifty":

    frugal, economical

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  1. Lisa Davis:

    The updated Thrifty Food Plan better reflects the way families live today, where working households do not have unlimited hours to prepare food from scratch and modern dietary guidelines advise a wider variety of foods, particularly leafy greens and lean proteins, which can be more costly.

  2. Henry George:

    If I have worked harder and built myself a good house while you have been content to live in a hovel, the tax gatherer now comes annually to make me pay a penalty for my energy and industry by taxing me more than you. If I have saved while you wasted, I am [taxed] while you are exempt. If a man built a ship, we make him pay for his temerity as though he had done injury to the state; if a railroad be opened, down comes the tax collector upon it as though were a public nuisance.... We punish with a tax the man who covers barren fields with ripening grain; we fine him who puts up machinery and him who drains a swamp. To abolish these taxes would be to lift the whole enormous weight of taxation from productive industry.... The state would say to the producer, 'Be as industrious, as thrifty, as enterprising as you choose. You shall have your full reward!

  3. Aesop:

    It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

  4. Horace Binney:

    Nature is the most thrifty thing in the world; she never wastes anything; she undergoes change, but there is no annihilation, the essence remains - matter is eternal.

  5. Lisa Davis:

    The Thrifty Food Plan is still The Thrifty Food Plan. What is the least amount of money that a family that is struggling would have to have spend to have a healthy diet ? share Our Strength's not generous by any means.

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