Definition of unthriftily in English:



  • See unthrifty

    • ‘His brother Stephen, several years older than he, was so unthriftily hot-tempered as to shoot his horse, a very fine animal, when it fidgeted.’
    • ‘Older prose fictions often have titles which straggle, unthriftily, by mentioning so many unknowns that we forget all of them as we plod down their title-pages.’
    • ‘He said that his breed was dying, and that it was not well-argued for any man to lie unthriftily in the grateful dead of ‘Estreekin Sahib’.’