[ pahr-suh-moh-nee-uhs ]
/ ˌpɑr səˈmoʊ ni əs /


characterized by or showing parsimony; frugal or stingy.

Origin of parsimonious

First recorded in 1590–1600; parsimon(y) + -ious

OTHER WORDS FROM parsimonious

par·si·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverbpar·si·mo·ni·ous·ness, nounun·par·si·mo·ni·ous, adjectiveun·par·si·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverb

synonym study for parsimonious

See stingy1. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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