frugal frugal  /f ˈru ɡəl/


  • (adj) avoiding waste


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  1. Her habit of saving for a bad day together with her frugal nature ensured that the family were able to make both ends meet during the recession.
  2. This movie, made out of a frugal budget is setting the box office on fire.
  3. Gandhi's frugal way of living captured the imagination of an entire generation.


  1. JOE FRUGAL: Father's Day Deals at Chattanooga Zoo, Outback, P.F. Changs, Walgreens, & Hooters

    I have several things to pass along in advance of Father's Day. First up, the Chattanooga Zoo will be free for Dad's Sunday when he's accompanied by his family. Follow @JoeFrugalTV !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

  2. Frugal Family Feast: Potato-Crusted Fish Dinner

    Breaded fish sometimes needs a fresh twist. This week’s Frugal Family Feast fits the bill, with a delectable potato-crusted fish dinner cooked in silky herb butter. Chef Rey De La Osa, resident chef at ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Money Talks News via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Frugal Traveler: In Brussels, Frites Are More Than Just Fries

    When is eating French fries a job? When the Frugal Traveler is in Brussels, and he goes in search of a deep-fried taste of the Belgian capital’s culture.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: International Herald Tribune


  1. "Oh, if people only knew how frugal we are. It's kind of painful to be criticized for something when all the facts are not out there and are not reported," said Palin, saying the clothes are not worth $150,000 and were bought for the Republican...
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. Thomas Jefferson in his First Inaugural address in1801 described what he called the sum of good government as, "a wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own...
    on Sep 11, 2009 By: Thomas Jefferson Source: American Thinker

  3. "She lives a frugal life, she and her family are not wealthy, she and her family were thrust into this," Mr McCain said, repeating that the clothes will be donated to charity.
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: John McCain Source: BBC News

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