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thrift·y

(thrĭf′tē)
adj. thrift·i·er, thrift·i·est
1. Practicing or marked by the practice of thrift; wisely economical. See Synonyms at sparing.
2. Archaic
a. Thriving; prosperous.
b. Growing vigorously; thriving, as a plant.

thrift′i·ly adv.
thrift′i·ness n.
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thrifty

(ˈθrɪftɪ)
adj, thriftier or thriftiest
1. showing thrift; economical or frugal
2. rare thriving or prospering
ˈthriftily adv
ˈthriftiness n
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thrift•y

(ˈθrɪf ti)

adj. thrift•i•er, thrift•i•est.
1. practicing thrift or economical management; frugal: a thrifty shopper.
2. (of an enterprise) prosperous or successful.
3. thriving physically.
[1325–75]
thrift′i•ly, adv.
thrift′i•ness, n.
syn: See economical.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thrifty - careful and diligent in the use of resources
provident - providing carefully for the future; "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education"
wasteful - tending to squander and waste
2.thrifty - mindful of the future in spending money; "careful with money"
provident - providing carefully for the future; "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education"
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thrifty

adjective economical, prudent, provident, frugal, saving, sparing, careful, parsimonious My mother taught me to be thrifty.
extravagant, wasteful, prodigal, spendthrift, free-spending, improvident
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thrifty

adjective
1. Careful in the use of material resources:
2. Improving, growing, or succeeding steadily:
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Translations
hospodárnýšetrný
sparsommelig
säästäväinen
štedljiv
sparsamur
倹約な
검소한
sparsam
ตระหนี่
tiết kiệm

thrifty

[ˈθrɪftɪ] ADJ (thriftier (compar) (thriftiest) (superl)) → económico, frugal, ahorrativo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thrifty

[ˈθrɪfti] adjéconome
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

thrifty

adj (+er)
(= careful, economical)sparsam, wirtschaftlich, haushälterisch
(US: = thriving) → blühend
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

thrifty

[ˈθrɪftɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → parsimonioso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

thrift

(θrift) noun
careful spending of money, or using of food or other resources, so that one can save or have some left in reserve; economy. She is noted for her thrift but her husband is very extravagant.
ˈthrifty adjective
showing thrift. a thrifty housewife.
ˈthriftily adverb
ˈthriftiness noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

thrifty

مُقْتَصِد šetrný sparsommelig sparsam σφιχτοχέρης ahorrativo säästäväinen économe štedljiv parsimonioso 倹約な 검소한 zuinig sparsommelig oszczędny econômico, poupado бережливый sparsam ตระหนี่ tutumlu tiết kiệm 节约的
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