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It was all about women being thrifty and going back to traditional crafts and cultivating these qualities and dispositions that they needed to survive in this tougher, financially strained period.

From Vox

Making use of those leftovers is not only thrifty and green, it can also be fun.

In line with Progressive Era measures to temper “threats” of immigration after World War I, Ford used home visits to keep tabs on whether addresses were current, and whether immigrants spoke English and were clean and thrifty.

Indeed, as costs come down for equipment and remote work democratizes access to a country that’s still teeming with engineering talent, thrifty startups can get the capital they need from government sources and corporate innovation grants.

For India’s thrifty independent musicians, though, it was a blessing in disguise.

From Quartz

We doubt the thrifty royals will go that far though somehow.

Also, InLightened: You seem to lament that people aren't as thrifty and disciplined as they were in the old days.

CBS is a close, penny-pinching second, and CNBC wins the thrifty award for cable.

Now all the royals have to do is make the wedding of the year look thrifty.

He cites the thrifty values of his father, a Greek immigrant, as the inspiration for his advocacy for their national equivalent.

There are some other trees planted, and many small, thrifty forests, such as I had hardly seen before on the Continent.

Little Rye was sown, but that little is very good; Barley is suffering from the stormy weather, but is quite thrifty.

An offer which Jane received from a very honest, industrious, and thrifty jeweler, aroused anew a mother's maternal solicitude.

We were everywhere favorably impressed with the Welsh people as being thrifty and intelligent.

One was a hollow tree literally filled with walnuts, gathered presumably by a thrifty squirrel the previous fall.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thrifty, such as: frugal, prudent, stingy, canny, careful, and chary.

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