Synonyms and Antonyms of frugal
careful in the management of money or resources by being frugal, the family is able to stretch its monthly budget Synonyms economical, economizing, provident, scrimping, sparing, thrifty Related Words conserving, preserving, saving; forehanded, foresighted, foresightful, prudent; penny-wise; cheap, close, closefisted, mean, miserly, niggard, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, pinching, spare, stingy, stinting, tight, tightfisted Near Antonyms improvident, shortsighted; bountiful, charitable, freehanded, generous, liberal, munificent, openhanded, unselfish, unsparing; extravagant, indulgent, lavish Antonyms prodigal, profligate, spendthrift, squandering, thriftless, unthrifty, wasteful
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