Synonyms of frugal in English:



  • 1 a hard-working, frugal woman
    thrifty, economical, careful, cautious, prudent, provident, unwasteful, sparing, scrimping; abstemious, abstinent, austere, self-denying, ascetic, monkish, spartan; parsimonious, miserly, niggardly, cheeseparing, penny-pinching, close-fisted
    informal tightfisted, tight, stingy
    [Antonyms] extravagant
  • 2 their frugal breakfast
    meager, scanty, scant, paltry, skimpy; plain, simple, spartan, inexpensive, cheap, economical
    [Antonyms] lavish
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