adjective eco·nom·i·cal \-ˈnä-mi-kəl\

: using money, resources, etc., carefully

—used to describe a product that is not expensive to own and use

Full Definition of ECONOMICAL

archaic :  economic 1
:  marked by careful, efficient, and prudent use of resources :  thrifty <an economical shopper>
:  operating with little waste or at a saving <an economical car>

Examples of ECONOMICAL

  1. an economical way to heat your house
  2. a practical and economical solution to the problem

First Known Use of ECONOMICAL

15th century

Other Economics Terms

actuary, compound interest, globalization, indemnity, portfolio, rentier, stagflation, usurer

Rhymes with ECONOMICAL


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