Sparing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsperɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word sparing
Brit.  |ˈspɛːrɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word sparing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to spare

adjective

- avoiding waste(syn: economical, frugal, scotch, stinting)

a sparing father and a spending son
sparing in their use of heat and light

Examples

...a sparing couple who are trying to save up enough for a house...

...a government agency that has always been sparing of public information...

a sparing father and a spending son

sparing in their use of heat and light

Sparing the rod spoils the child.

Just tell me the truth. Don't worry about sparing my feelings.

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