What does the word thrifty mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Thriftiness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Thriftily.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Economical; frugal; thriving.

Usage examples for thrifty

  1. These early settlers were, in fact, only fit for pioneers to a more thrifty class of settlers. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  2. As we go we may look down upon the first settlers' homes, around which are built the thrifty towns of today. – Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia by Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker
  3. And besides, the lawyers were apt to take so much money that a thrifty man like Jake naturally hesitated before approaching them. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith