Thriftily
Thriftily Thrift"i*ly (thr[i^]ft"[i^]*l[y^]), adv. 1. In a thrifty manner. [1913 Webster]

2. Carefully; properly; becomingly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A young clerk . . . in Latin thriftily them gret [greeted]. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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  • thriftily — adverb see thrifty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • thriftily — adverb In a thrifty manner, economically …   Wiktionary

  • thriftily — adv. economically, frugally, parsimoniously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thriftily — thrift·i·ly …   English syllables

  • use thriftily — index conserve Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • thrifty — thriftily, adv. thriftiness, n. /thrif tee/, adj., thriftier, thriftiest. 1. practicing thrift or economical management; frugal: a thrifty shopper. 2. thriving, prosperous, or successful. 3. thriving physically; growing vigorously. [1325 75; ME;… …   Universalium

  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

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