Definitions for "Frugal"
Economical in the use or appropriation of resources; not wasteful or lavish; wise in the expenditure or application of force, materials, time, etc.; characterized by frugality; sparing; economical; saving; as, a frugal housekeeper; frugal of time.
Careful, thrifty management of resources, such as money, materials, or labor.
avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"
Keywords:  fortune, economy, appropriate
Obtained by, or appropriate to, economy; as, a frugal fortune.
Keywords:  rations, survives, horse, minimum, food
a horse which survives well on minimum food rations