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Adjective: thrifty (thriftier,thriftiest)  thrif-tee
  1. Mindful of the future in spending money
    "thrifty with money";
    - careful
  2. Careful and diligent in the use of resources

Derived forms: thriftiest, thriftier

See also: economical, frugal, penny-wise, provident, saving, sparing, stinting

Antonym: wasteful

Encyclopedia: Thrifty