Synonyms for frugal

Synonyms for (adjective) frugal

Synonyms: stinting, frugal, economical, sparing, scotch

Definition: avoiding waste

Usage: 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

Similar words: thrifty

Definition: careful and diligent in the use of resources