Definitions for thriftyˈθrɪf ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

thrift•y*ˈθrɪf ti(adj.)thrift•i•er, thrift•i•est.

  1. practicing thrift or economical management; frugal:

    a thrifty shopper.

  2. (of an enterprise) prosperous or successful.

  3. thriving physically.

* Syn: See economical.

Origin of thrifty:

1325–75

thrift′i•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thrifty(adj)

    careful and diligent in the use of resources

  2. careful, thrifty(adj)

    mindful of the future in spending money

    "careful with money"

Wiktionary

  1. thrifty(Adjective)

    Given to, or evincing, thrift; characterized by economy and good management of property; sparing; frugal.

  2. thrifty(Adjective)

    Thriving by industry and frugality; prosperous in the acquisition of worldly goods; increasing in wealth; as, a thrifty farmer or mechanic.

  3. thrifty(Adjective)

    Growing rapidly or vigorously; thriving; as, a thrifty plant or colt.

  4. thrifty(Adjective)

    Secured by thrift; well husbanded.

  5. thrifty(Adjective)

    Well appearing; looking or being in good condition; becoming.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thrifty

    given to, or evincing, thrift; characterized by economy and good menegement of property; sparing; frugal

  2. Thrifty

    thriving by industry and frugality; prosperous in the acquisition of worldly goods; increasing in wealth; as, a thrifty farmer or mechanic

  3. Thrifty

    growing rapidly or vigorously; thriving; as, a thrifty plant or colt

  4. Thrifty

    secured by thrift; well husbanded

  5. Thrifty

    well appearing; looking or being in good condition; becoming


Translations for thrifty

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

thrifty(adjective)

showing thrift

a thrifty housewife.

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