Synonyms of frugal in English:

frugal


See definition of frugal

adjective

1‘she lives a frugal life’

SYNONYMS

thrifty, sparing, economical, saving

careful, cautious, prudent, provident, unwasteful, sensible, canny

abstemious, abstinent, austere, self-denying, ascetic, non-indulgent, self-disciplined, spartan, puritanical, nunlike, monastic, monkish

miserly, parsimonious, niggardly, scrimping, cheese-paring, penny-pinching, close-fisted, ungenerous, grasping

North American forehanded

informal tight-fisted, tight, mingy, stingy

North American informal cheap

ANTONYMS

extravagant

2‘the boys finished their frugal breakfast’

SYNONYMS

meagre, scanty, scant, paltry, skimpy, insufficient

plain, simple, moderate, temperate, austere, ascetic, spartan, restrained

inexpensive, cheap, economical, energy-efficient, energy-saving, fuel-efficient, fuel-saving

ANTONYMS

lavish