Frugal - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfruːɡl|  American pronunciation of the word frugal
Brit.  |ˈfruːɡ(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word frugal


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

a frugal farmer
a frugal lunch


a frugal meal of bread and cheese being frugal, the family is able to stretch its monthly budget...

As children we were taught to be frugal and hard-working.

He led a remarkably frugal existence.

His meals are the frugal fare of the poor: tea, bread, yogurt, a bit of cheese, vegetables.

Mother and father were assiduous, abstemious, frugal without stinginess.

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