Careful in the use of material resources
Not costly or luxurious
In business transactions Alex was frugal with his money, but when it came to his family, he was generous.
If I could find a woman that frugal, I might just settle down.
There was a fine line between being frugal and being a miser.
From what I hear, he's pretty... frugal; I guess would be the best word.
The Hakkas are a hardy and frugal race, belonging mainly to the hill districts.