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1. frugal

adjective. ['ˈfruːgəl'] avoiding waste.

Synonyms

  • thrifty
  • sparing
  • scotch
  • stinting

Antonyms

  • inefficient
  • improvident
  • uneconomical
  • pound-foolish

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Rhymes with Frugal

  • mcdugal
  • mcdougle
  • mcdougall
  • mcdougal
  • macdougall
  • macdougal
  • bugle
  • kugel
  • hugel
  • gugel
  • dougl
  • dougall
  • dougal
  • coogle

How do you pronounce frugal?

Pronounce frugal as ˈfrugəl.

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Sentences with frugal


1. Adjective
Being cheap is being money obsessed, being frugal is being money smart.

2. Noun, singular or mass
I mention this here as ammunition in case your frugal spouse controls the purse strings.

Quotes about frugal


1. I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.
- Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek

2. There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands awayNor any Coursers like a Page Of prancing Poetry – This Traverse may the poorest takeWithout oppress of Toll – How frugal is the Chariot That bears a Human soul.
- Emily Dickinson, Selected Poems

3. How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. . . . All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple, frugal heart.
- Nikos Kazantzakis

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