Definition of frugal in English:

frugal

Syllabification: fru·gal
Pronunciation: /ˈfro͞ogəl
 
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adjective

Derivatives

frugally

adverb
More example sentences
  • Still, living frugally off the money from her earlier record and publishing deals, she may gripe about the problems of being a self-released artist but can still afford to be restless and vague rather than career-driven.
  • As someone who lives quite frugally, the amount I'll need to pay is the equivalent to the amount I probably save by using coupons and buying generic stuff in the supermarket over an entire year.
  • And absolutely none of the money in question ever ended up in the coffers of this tiny, frugally funded organization of those who lost someone the day America was attacked.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Latin frugalis, from frugi 'economical, thrifty', from frux, frug- 'fruit'.

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