adjective, thrift·i·er, thrift·i·est.
Examples from the Web for thriftily
At other times they say a friendly miller can turn on a supply of water, else thriftily economised for his needs.English Pictures|Samuel Manning
But a little more room in the houses was thriftily obtained by annexing all the furniture, even beds.Everyman's Land|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Her little womans soul took as thriftily to household duties as the boys instinct turned to sport.Letty and the Twins|Helen Sherman Griffith
It readily forms a partnership with man, thriftily growing in his pastures and meadows, while he distributes its seed.Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets|Various
He must produce and must consume with his family, reasonably, decently and thriftily.Creating Capital|Frederick L. Lipman