Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
In a ready state; specif., already cooked
Secured by thrift; well husbanded.
Acting or working in a thoughtful, painstaking way
The definition of frugal is not spending a lot of money and not being wasteful.
Bringing back in returns or in receipts the sum expended; incurring no loss, though not gainful.
(Obs.) Evil, bad, wicked, mischievous, shrewish, etc.
Provided with information; informed. Often used with to :
Careful and shrewd, especially where one's own interests are concerned.
The definition of chary is a person who does not take chances or is not very giving.
Of Scotland or its people, language, or culture; Scottish
Not providing for the future; thriftless.
Using more than is necessary; extravagant
Unstudied or effortless:
The definition of spendthrift is wasteful or extravagant.
Having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful
Careful in the use of material resources
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