Careful in the use of material resources
Improving, growing, or succeeding steadily
He was thrifty and anxious to leave to his son a full treasury.
Deir itself is a thrifty and rising town, having considerable traffic; it is singularly European in appearance, with macadamized streets and a public garden.
They have shown themselves to be industrious, thrifty and lawabiding.
It served an occasional thrifty traveler but mostly catered to salesmen, many on a repeat basis.
For me no thrifty spinners weave purple garments.