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thrift

thrift

 
 
pronunciation:
thrIft
part of speech: noun
definition 1: prudent management and saving of one's resources, esp. money; frugality.
synonyms:
economy, frugality, husbandry, saving
antonyms:
extravagance, waste
similar words:
conserving, economizing, moderation, parsimony, penny-pinching, prudence, scrimping
definition 2: see thrift institution.
definition 3: any of several fast-growing, thickly tufted plants, found mostly in the mountains and along the coasts of Europe, that bear rounded clusters of pink or white flowers.