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    frugal

    frugal - Dictionary definition and meaning for word frugal

    Definition
    (adj) avoiding waste
    Synonyms : economical , scotch , sparing , stinting
    Example Sentence
    • an economical meal
    • an economical shopper
    • a frugal farmer
    • a frugal lunch
    • a sparing father and a spending son
    • sparing in their use of heat and light
    • stinting in bestowing gifts
    • thrifty because they remember the great Depression
    • `scotch' is used only informally
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for frugal

sounds like fru(threw) gal(girls)=>if no girl friends . no wastage of money

frugal..that is opposite to prodigal...which means wasteful

frugal sounds like free girl. girls generally dont pay bill. .eat for free. they dont waste their money

Seeing that there are a small quanity of fruits at the table, he gulped down the fruits in a meager quantity.

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Girls (gal) having fragile (sounds like frugal) hearts if Avoided by boys Waste their whole day grieving.

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