• evincing thrift; characterized by economy and good management of property; frugal.
  • Thriving by industry and frugality; prosperous in the acquisition of worldly goods; increasing in wealth
  • Growing rapidly or vigorously; thriving
  • Secured by thrift; well husbanded.
  • Having a pleasant appearance; looking or being in good condition


Opposite words


  • From Middle English thrifty, threfty, thryfty, Ć¾rifti, equivalent to thrift + -y.

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