Part of speech:
Acting or working in a thoughtful, painstaking way
The definition of chary is a person who does not take chances or is not very giving.
The definition of frugal is not spending a lot of money and not being wasteful.
Showing, characterized by, or given to self-indulgence:
Inclined not to be harsh or strict; merciful or indulgent:
Full of mercy; compassionate:
Characterized by parsimony; miserly; close
Characterized by or resulting from care or wisdom in practical matters or in planning for the future:
Bringing back in returns or in receipts the sum expended; incurring no loss, though not gainful.
Very little, very few.
Barely sufficient; not ample; meager
Insufficient to meet a demand or requirement; short in supply:
Stinging or capable of stinging
The definition of thrifty is someone who is frugal and who is careful about where their money goes.
Costing or spending too much; wasteful
Showing a lack of consideration:
The definition of spendthrift is wasteful or extravagant.
Characterized by abundance, luxuriance, splendor, etc.
Careful and shrewd, especially where one's own interests are concerned.
Prudent or economical
Of Scotland or its people, language, or culture; Scottish
Careful in the use of material resources
Substitute means to use something instead of the originally needed item or to have a person do something for another.
Refrain is defined as to keep from doing, feeling or saying something.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
To economize is defined as to reduce spending or make budget-friendly choices.
To keep from being damaged, lost, or wasted; save
To free from a specified duty by providing or acting as a substitute.
To free from a rule or obligation which applies to others; excuse; release
To try to free (a person) of blame; seek to exonerate
To give or deal out, especially in parts or portions:
To free of a debt, claim, obligation, responsibility, accusation, etc.; to absolve; to acquit; to clear.
To pronounce free from guilt or blame; acquit
(Chiefly Southern US) To resemble in appearance:
To be in need
(Now regional) To make (someone) feel pity; to provoke the sympathy or compassion of. [from 16th c.]
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