frugal adj


  1. Economical; thrifty; sparing; scrimping; stinting; business oriented; careful with money; judicious in use of resources; [metaphor] farseeing; keen-sighted.
  2. Concise; perspicacious; carefully chosen.
  3. Poor; wanting; lacking; deprived; nearly empty; [fig.] humble; modest.
  4. Stingy; abstemious; not indulgent; not extravagant; not spendthrift.
  5. Quiet; dumb; speechless.
  6. Inexpensive; cheap; low-priced; of small cost; demanding little in return.