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thriftiness | thriftless | thriftlessly | thriftlessness | thriftshop | thrifty | thrill | thrillant | thrilled | thriller | thrillful




  •  Given to, or evincing, thrift; characterized by economy and good menegement of property; sparing; frugal.  [1913 Webster]
    "Her chaffer was so thrifty and so new."  [1913 Webster]
    "I am glad he hath so much youth and vigor left, of which he hath not been thrifty."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Thriving by industry and frugality; prosperous in the acquisition of worldly goods; increasing in wealth; as, a thrifty farmer or mechanic.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Growing rapidly or vigorously; thriving; as, a thrifty plant or colt.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Secured by thrift; well husbanded.  [1913 Webster]
    "I have five hundred crowns,
    The thrifty hire I saved under your father.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Well appearing; looking or being in good condition; becoming.  [1913 Webster]
    "I sit at home, I have no thrifty cloth."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Frugal; sparing; economical; saving; careful.


thrifty, adj. (thriftier, thriftiest)
1 economical, frugal.
2 thriving, prosperous.

thriftily adv. thriftiness n.



Scotch, blooming, booming, burgeoning, canny, careful, chary, cheap, cheeseparing, conserving, economic, economical, economizing, forehanded, foresighted, frugal, growing, labor-saving, miserly, money-saving, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penny-wise, penurious, preserving, prospering, prosperous, provident, prudent, prudential, roaring, robust, saving, scrimping, skimping, spare, sparing, stingy, thriving, tight-fisted, time-saving, unwasteful




N economy, frugality, thrift, thriftiness, care, husbandry, good housewifery, savingness, retrenchment, savings, prevention of waste, save-all, cheese parings and candle ends, parsimony, cost-cutting, cost control, economical, frugal, careful, thrifty, saving, chary, spare, sparing, parsimonious, underpaid, sparingly, ne quid nimis, adde parvum parvo magnus acervus erit, magnum est vectigal parsimonia.

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