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.
practicing thrift or economical management; frugal:
a thrifty shopper.
(of an enterprise) prosperous or successful.
* Syn: See economical.
Origin of thrifty:
careful and diligent in the use of resources
mindful of the future in spending money
"careful with money"
Given to, or evincing, thrift; characterized by economy and good management of property; sparing; frugal.
Thriving by industry and frugality; prosperous in the acquisition of worldly goods; increasing in wealth; as, a thrifty farmer or mechanic.
Growing rapidly or vigorously; thriving; as, a thrifty plant or colt.
Secured by thrift; well husbanded.
Well appearing; looking or being in good condition; becoming.
given to, or evincing, thrift; characterized by economy and good menegement of property; sparing; frugal
thriving by industry and frugality; prosperous in the acquisition of worldly goods; increasing in wealth; as, a thrifty farmer or mechanic
growing rapidly or vigorously; thriving; as, a thrifty plant or colt
secured by thrift; well husbanded
well appearing; looking or being in good condition; becoming
Translations for thrifty
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a thrifty housewife.
- econômicoPortuguese (BR)
- οικονόμος, μη σπάταλοςGreek
- ahorrador, económicoSpanish
- صرفه جوFarsi
- कम खर्चHindi
- berjimat cermatMalay
- økonomisk, nøysomNorwegian
- sparsam, ekonomiskSwedish
- tutumlu, idareliTurkish
- 節儉的Chinese (Trad.)
- економний, бережливийUkrainian
- کفايت شعارUrdu
- tiết kiệm, tằn tiệnVietnamese
- 节俭的Chinese (Simp.)
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