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Definition 1: careful and diligent in the use of resources - [adjective denoting all]

(thrifty is similar to ...) avoiding waste

"an economical meal" "an economical shopper" "a frugal farmer" "a frugal lunch" "a sparing father and a spending son" "sparing in their use of heat and light" "stinting in bestowing gifts" "thrifty because they remember the great Depression" "`scotch' is used only informally"

(thrifty is similar to ...) thrifty in small matters only

(thrifty is similar to ...) characterized by thriftiness

"wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution"

(means also ...) providing carefully for the future

"wild squirrels are provident" "a provident father plans for his children's education"

Definition 2: mindful of the future in spending money - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where thrifty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • careful with money

Synonyms for thrifty in the sense of this definition

(thrifty is similar to ...) providing carefully for the future

"wild squirrels are provident" "a provident father plans for his children's education"

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