Associations to the word «Economical»


ECONOMICAL, adjective. Careful with money so as not to spend too much; prudent; thrifty.
ECONOMICAL, adjective. Relating to economy in any other sense.
ECONOMICAL WITH THE TRUTH, adjective. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) not telling the whole truth, especially in order to present a false image of a situation; untruthful; lying. Often used with sarcasm or satire

Dictionary definition

ECONOMICAL, adjective. Using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness; "an economic use of home heating oil"; "a modern economical heating system"; "an economical use of her time".
ECONOMICAL, adjective. Of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth; "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life".
ECONOMICAL, adjective. Avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally".

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb