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Definition of Thrifty


  1. Given to, or evincing, thrift; characterized by economy and good menegement of property; sparing; frugal.
  2. Thriving by industry and frugality; prosperous in the acquisition of worldly goods; increasing in wealth; as, a thrifty farmer or mechanic.
  3. Growing rapidly or vigorously; thriving; as, a thrifty plant or colt.
  4. Secured by thrift; well husbanded.
  5. Well appearing; looking or being in good condition; becoming.

Thrifty Quotations

It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

The timid man calls himself cautious, the sordid man thrifty.
Publilius Syrus

Be thrifty, but not covetous.
George Herbert

Housing Works is the coolest thrift store in the world, because not only are they the best thrift store - they're not the most thrifty thrift store - but they have amazing stuff and all of their proceeds go directly to kids, mostly homeless kids, living with AIDS and HIV in New York, in the metropolitan area.
Ezra Miller

I'm not cheap, I'm thrifty.
Kym Whitley
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Thrifty Translations

thrifty in Dutch is spaarzaam
thrifty in German is sparsam
thrifty in Latin is parcus
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