Synonyms of frugal in English:



  • 1 she lives a frugal life
    thrifty, sparing, economical, saving; careful, cautious, prudent, provident, unwasteful, sensible, canny; abstemious, abstinent, austere, self-denying, ascetic, non-indulgent, self-disciplined, spartan, puritanical, nunlike, monastic, monkish; miserly, parsimonious, niggardly, scrimping, cheese-paring, penny-pinching, close-fisted, ungenerous, grasping; North Americanforehanded
    North American informal cheap
    [Antonyms] extravagant
  • 2 the boys finished their frugal breakfast
    meagre, scanty, scant, paltry, skimpy, insufficient; plain, simple, moderate, temperate, austere, ascetic, spartan, restrained; inexpensive, cheap, economical, energy-efficient, energy-saving, fuel-efficient
    [Antonyms] lavish
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