Definition of 'frugal'
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MONEY : Your frugal nature is reinforced but you also spring financial surprises! The Sun (2017)She lives a frugal life and expects us to do the same. The Sun (2012)Nor was he leading a frugal life. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was caused by an ancient electric fire on which he cooked his frugal meals. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And often people interpret its meaning as simply taking good care of what we have or being frugal with money. Christianity Today (2000)He was also frugal with money. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If you live a frugal life and put some money away for your old age, you get hammered. The Sun (2012)I think this jam reflects her good diet, frugal upbringing and making the most of seasonal vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When you live a frugal life like me, that's a lot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A retired railway worker who lived a frugal life in a council flat and only went away on coach trips has left 1.1 million to charity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. frugal is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'frugal'
British English: frugal ADJECTIVE
People who are frugal or who live frugal lives do not eat much or spend much money on themselves.
She lives a frugal life.
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