frugally


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fru·gal

 (fro͞o′gəl)
adj.
1. Practicing or marked by economy, as in the expenditure of money or the use of material resources. See Synonyms at sparing.
2. Simple or costing little; meager or inexpensive: a frugal lunch.

[Latin frūgālis, virtuous, thrifty, from frūx, frūg-, fruit, virtue.]

fru·gal′i·ty (fro͞o-găl′ĭ-tē), fru′gal·ness n.
fru′gal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.frugally - in a frugal manner; "in villages, the new pipeline marks the end of water as a precious liquid, to be dispensed frugally, weighed out drop by drop"
Translations

frugally

[ˈfruːgəlɪ] ADV [give out] → en pequeñas cantidades; [live] → económicamente, sencillamente

frugally

adv livegenügsam; usesparsam; eatsehr wenig

frugally

[ˈfruːgəlɪ] adv (live) → frugalmente; (give out) → con parsimonia
References in classic literature ?
Live as quietly and as frugally as possible, and from today begin always to set aside something, lest misfortune again overtake you.
Many a year went round, before I was a partner in the House; but, I lived happily with Herbert and his wife, and lived frugally, and paid my debts, and maintained a constant correspondence with Biddy and Joe.
I would take my rod and plenty of books, would live simply and frugally, and it should make a new man of me by Christmas.
Here Wordsworth lived frugally for several years; then after intermediate changes he took up his final residence in a larger house, Rydal Mount, a few miles away.
He bowed also to Miss Swaffer, who kept house frugally for her father--a broad- shouldered, big-boned woman of forty-five, with the pocket of her dress full of keys, and a grey, steady eye.
I lived frugally; I had accepted the conditions of the monastic life, necessary conditions for every worker, scarcely permitting myself a walk along the Boulevard Bourdon when the weather was fine.
A "RECLUSIVE" Sandwell pensioner who lived frugally was brutally clubbed and stabbed to death by two burglars who believed he had money stashed in his home, a court heard.
He seems to suggest the fault lies with those pensioners themselves in that they are not receiving their proper benefits or that they are not laying them out frugally. Are they drug addicts, gamblers, drunkards or are they just irresponsible people who cannot husband their resources as do the rest of us who are on the same welfare and pension benefits with our flat rate statutory pensions while in comfortable warm homes, and with ample food and warm clothing which we are able to pay for.
Living Smart: New York City: The Ultimate Insider's Guide for the Budget Savvy is a resource packed with tips, tricks, and techniques for living frugally in the big apple.
The author addresses cooking frugally and states that you can eat untreated grains, mostly wheat, from a feed and seed store.
Environmentalists are urging Midland consumers to live frugally tomorrow and ditch a day of Christmas shopping.
The bachelor saved the money by living frugally, first with his mother and then after she died in the third-floor flat of the 15-storey block on the Hurdsfield estate.