AskDefine | Define thriftiness

Dictionary Definition

thriftiness n : frugality in the expenditure of money or resources; "the Scots are famous for their economy" [syn: economy]

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  1. The property of being thrifty.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

austerity, austerity program, canniness, care, carefulness, chariness, economic planning, economicalness, economy, economy of means, false economy, forehandedness, frugality, frugalness, good management, husbandry, management, parsimoniousness, parsimony, providence, prudence, prudential administration, sparingness, thrift, tight purse strings, unwastefulness
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