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
The numerical value of thrifty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of thrifty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of thrifty in a Sentence
Nature is the most thrifty thing in the world; she never wastes anything; she undergoes change, but there is no annihilation, the essence remains - matter is eternal.
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
If I have worked harder and built myself a good house while you have been content to live in a hovel, the tax gatherer now comes annually to make me pay a penalty for my energy and industry by taxing me more than you. If I have saved while you wasted, I am [taxed] while you are exempt. If a man built a ship, we make him pay for his temerity as though he had done injury to the state; if a railroad be opened, down comes the tax collector upon it as though were a public nuisance.... We punish with a tax the man who covers barren fields with ripening grain; we fine him who puts up machinery and him who drains a swamp. To abolish these taxes would be to lift the whole enormous weight of taxation from productive industry.... The state would say to the producer, 'Be as industrious, as thrifty, as enterprising as you choose. You shall have your full reward!
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- estalviadorCatalan, Valencian
- ahorrador, ahorrativoSpanish
- nopeakasvuinen, vaurastuva, säästäväinen, hyvinvoiva, hoidettu, vaurasFinnish
- dèanadach, cùramachScottish Gaelic
- 倹しい, スリフティJapanese
- бережливый, экономный, процветающийRussian
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