frugal

Definitions


[ˈfruːɡ(ə)l], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- sparing or economical as regards money or food
(e.g: I'm a bit too frugal to splash out on designer clothes)


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Origin:
mid 16th century: from Latin frugalis, from frugi ‘economical, thrifty’, from frux, frug- ‘fruit’




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