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thrifty

adjective \ˈthrif-tē\

: managing or using money in a careful or wise way

thrift·i·erthrift·i·est

Full Definition of THRIFTY

1
:  thriving by industry and frugality :  prosperous
2
:  growing vigorously
3
:  given to or marked by economy and good management
thrift·i·ly \-tə-lē\ adverb
thrift·i·ness \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of THRIFTY

  1. <if you are thrifty, you can find ways to decorate your room stylishly yet inexpensively>

First Known Use of THRIFTY

14th century

Rhymes with THRIFTY

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