Meaning of frugal

fru•gal

Pronunciation: (fr'gul), [key]
— adj.
  1. economical in use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful: a frugal manager.
  2. entailing little expense; requiring few resources; meager; scanty: a frugal meal.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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