adjective, thrift·i·er, thrift·i·est.
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We doubt the thrifty royals will go that far though somehow.Airplane Seatbelts Are "Useless" Says Airline Boss|Tom Sykes|November 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Also, InLightened: You seem to lament that people aren't as thrifty and disciplined as they were in the old days.Quasi-Random Responses to Comments from the Previous Thread|Michael Tomasky|August 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
CBS is a close, penny-pinching second, and CNBC wins the thrifty award for cable.
He cites the thrifty values of his father, a Greek immigrant, as the inspiration for his advocacy for their national equivalent.
The Thrifty Adult in me knew that donating twice was neither a good idea nor really necessary.
Then if the people are thrifty, and buy less, times will be harder?Theft|Jack London
Fred stopped a minute in the road to peep through the opening into the kitchen, where the thrifty housewife was busy.Among the Esquimaux|Edward S. Ellis
Ben knew the intimate habits of every wild thing, and the family secrets of mankind as well, and plied a thrifty trade in skins.Nobody's Child|Elizabeth Dejeans
Like most Frenchmen of his class Henry was thrifty to a degree; I doubt if he spent sixpence a week on himself.Servants of the Guns|Jeffery E. Jeffery
She was of the thrifty type of mountain women, always cleanly, always busy, making the most of the meagre means at hand.The Boy from Hollow Hut|Isla May Mullins