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adj. sparing or economical with regard to money or food.
We are eating a frugal meal.
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Adj. Something that is expected to have a long lifespan by virtue of having existed for a long time, based on the lindy effect, named for the New York restaurant Lindy's, coined by Albert Goldman and popularized by Nassim Taleb.
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Thrifty, referring to a person. Or sparse, referring to things.
"People who grew up in the Depression seem to be more frugal. They never buy name-brand stuff!"

"Ebenezer Scrooge retired, after long a day of screwing people over, to his dingy apartment to consume his frugal (thin/watery) serving of gruel" --severly paraphrased from Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"
by blueagave March 22, 2006
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A person who spends money.
Exxo is very frugal, they funded the bush' adminstration's next election funds in return for the conquerring of Iraq for Iraq's oil.
by waffle October 17, 2003
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