What does the word frugal mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Frugally.

Usage examples for frugal

  1. But his frugal mind was staggered at the charges. – Haydn by J. Cuthbert Hadden
  2. His influence even on the business men of the city of Boston and the legislature of the State of Massachusetts was the most remarkable phenomenon of the kind ever witnessed in that frugal and matter- of- fact community, for he had only to announce that he wanted for his museum or department in the University a donation or an appropriation, to obtain either, so absolutely recognized was his unselfish devotion to science by all classes. – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  3. He was forced to be very careful in his habits, resting more, giving fewer lessons, playing but little in private or public, and becoming frugal of his emotions. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
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