What does the word economical mean?

Usage examples for economical

  1. 3. They are economical as regards cost of ingredients, fuel, time, and energy. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management by Ministry of Education
  2. She was much too economical of her precious caps to waste one in a hammock. – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  3. There is a proposition under consideration, for establishing packet- boats on a more economical plan, from Havre to Boston; but its success is uncertain, and still more, its duration. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson