Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a thrifty manner; frugally; carefully; with the carefulness and prudence which characterize good husbandry; economically.
  • Punctiliously; politely.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a thrifty manner.
  • adverb obsolete Carefully; properly; becomingly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a thrifty manner, economically.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a thrifty manner

Etymologies

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thrifty +‎ -ly

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