1. (careful with money) 
Roxanne gave me some advice on how to be thrifty when travelling.Roxanne me dio algunos consejos sobre cómo ser ahorrativo en los viajes.
Juan is thrifty. He never eats in restaurants.Juan es económico. Nunca come en restaurantes.
c. frugal 
Ariadna has thrifty habits, and she manages to live on a scant salary.Ariadna tiene hábitos frugales y se las arregla para vivir con un salario escaso.
2. (inexpensive) 
Victoria has a list of thrifty things to do with children this summer.Victoria tiene una lista de cosas económicas que hacer con los niños este verano.
1. (person) 
a. ahorrativo(a) 
2. (meal) 
a. frugal 
thrifty [ˈθrɪftɪ]
thriftier (comparative)thriftiest (superlative) [+person] ahorrativo; frugal
thrifty habits hábitos (m) de ahorro
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