Stewardly Stew"ard*ly, adv. In a manner, or with the care, of a steward. [R.] [1913 Webster]

To be stewardly dispensed, not wastefully spent. --Tooker. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • stewardly — 1. adjective a) Befitting a steward. b) Managing; careful; provident. 2. adverb With or as with the care of a steward; prudently; providently …   Wiktionary

  • stewardly — stew·ard·ly …   English syllables

  • stewardly —  like a good housewife …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • stewardly — adjective : characterized by careful management : careful, frugal, prudent …   Useful english dictionary

  • unstewardly — adjective Not stewardly …   Wiktionary

  • sparing — [adj] careful, economical avaricious, canny, chary, close, cost conscious, frugal, humane, mean, money conscious, parsimonious, provident, prudent, saving, stewardly, stingy, thrifty, tight, tight fisted, tolerant, ungiving, unwasteful, wary;… …   New thesaurus

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