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frugal

fru·gal

frugal

 
 
pronunciation:
fru gl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: likely to try to save money; careful with spending.
Frugal shoppers like discount stores.
synonyms:
economical
antonyms:
extravagant, lavish, wasteful
similar words:
prudent, tight
definition 2: small in amount or cost; meager.
The poor man ate a frugal dinner.
synonyms:
meager, stingy
antonyms:
lavish
similar words:
pathetic, puny, spare
derivations: frugally (adv.), frugality (n.), frugalness (n.)
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