Definition of frugality noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//fruˈɡæləti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//fruˈɡæləti//
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  1. 1a way of living in which you use only as much money or food as is necessary She taught me simplicity and frugality. opposite extravagance
  2. 2the fact of a meal being small and plain and not costing very much the frugality of the meal