Synonyms of frugal
1 thriftyDictionary • She lives a frugal life.
thrifty • My mother taught me to be thrifty.
sparing • I've not been sparing with the garlic.
careful • Train your children to be careful with their pocket-money.
prudent • In private, she is prudent and even frugal.
parsimonious • the stereotype of the dour and parsimonious Scotsman
abstemious • They want to live a quiet, abstemious life.
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abstemiousSomeone who is abstemious avoids doing too much of something enjoyable such as eating or drinking.
• They want to live a quiet, abstemious life.
• Train your children to be careful with their pocket-money.
economicalSomeone who is economical spends money sensibly and does not want to waste it on things that are unnecessary. A way of life that is economical does not need a lot of money.
• ideas for economical housekeeping
Thesaurus for frugal from the Collins English Thesaurus
practising economy; living without waste; thrifty