A thrift shopper who will stop at nothing to get a bargain; including trampling store employees to death. The term is a combination of "frugal" and the Spanish suffix "-ista" which connoting someone who is dedicated to a cause.
Black Friday saw the emergence of a new breed of shopper, the frugalistas, as they stampeded into a store for Christmas shopping; trampling an employee to death.
by Joe Rodolico December 02, 2008
The latest and possibly most irritating in a series of Great Recession-era portmanteau. Also, a great reason never to buy clothes at Target.
Janice, Michele, and Kate are all frugalistas that have one thing in common: they wear bright orange pleather skorts and hi-five the mailman. They are also all dead inside.
by target_watcher October 07, 2009
Some gay term made by gay people to give them a gay subclass separate from the straight world so they can proclaim there gayness on a fashion in such a gay way as to shock the world on there gay ways.
I wear frugalista junk there for I am gay and therefore far superior then a straight person. I am not frugal, I am a frugalista, how could you not know. My junk is small because I am a frugalista.
by Justwebster October 15, 2009