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Careful with money - thesaurus

Synonyms

thrifty

adjective

careful about how you spend money so that you do not waste any

economical

adjective

not costing or spending much money

frugal

adjective

spending very little money and only on things that are really necessary

careful

adjective

spending money only when it is necessary

mean

adjective

British not willing to spend money. The usual American word is cheap

tight

adjective

informalshowing disapproval someone who is tight likes to avoid spending money

miserly

adjective

showing disapproval unwilling to spend any money

stingy

adjective

informal unwilling to spend, give, or use a lot of money

parsimonious

adjective

formal not willing to give or spend money

close

adjective

not willing to spend your money or give any to anyone

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austere

adjective

severely reducing the amount of money that is spent, in a way that is likely to produce unpleasant effects

cheap

adjective

mainly American not willing to spend money

chintzy

adjective

Americaninformal someone who is chintzy does not like to spend money or give things to people

economic

adjective

not costing or spending much money

economical

adjective

used about someone who is careful about spending money

economies

noun

ways of saving money

economy drive

noun

a period when you try to spend less money than usual

niggardly

adjective

formal not generous, or not willing to spend money

penny-pinching

adjective

unwilling to spend money

penny wise, pound foolish

not willing to spend small amounts of money, but likely to spend large amounts in a stupid way

thrift

noun

the practice of spending money carefully so that you do not waste any

tight-fisted

adjective

informalshowing disapproval not generous with money

ungenerous

adjective

not willing to help people or give them money

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