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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Extreme care in spending money; Any of numerous sun-loving low-growing evergreens of the genus Armeria having round heads of pink or white flowers.

Usage examples (38)
  • She is noted for her thrift but her husband is very extravagant.
  • I would argue that, unless you're stuffing your dollars in a mattress, "thrift" is itself just another form of consumption.
  • To some people, living with thrift is like challenging game.
  • Usually I find clothing by word of mouth or in thrift stores. for more
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