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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Inclined to save; not wasteful.

Usage examples (35)
  • The coward regards himself as cautious, the miser as thrifty.
  • Encourage others to be inventive and thrifty, which is how you must be.
  • Even without this so-called thrifty gene, you'd face an uphill battle to stay trim.
  • So there grew up three sorts of people, called the thrifty, the spendthrifts, and the misers. for more
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