thrifty

(redirected from Thriftys)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to Thriftys: No frills

thrifty

Thriving, growing vigorously, and being healthy, esp. when assessing the health status of animals or plants.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
References in classic literature ?
I am so unconsciously thrifty!" She laughed as she looked about the room.
A rigorous search disclosed nothing more than was already known about the dead man, and much patient excavation here and there about the premises by thoughtful and thrifty neighbors went unrewarded.
Wilson soon arrived, and, indisposed for business as I was at that moment, and little as I cared for the field or its owner, I forced my attention to the matter in hand, with very creditable determination, and quickly concluded the bargain - perhaps more to the thrifty farmer's satisfaction than he cared to acknowledge.
In spite of all the arts known to a thrifty New England woman, the limit of letting down and piecing down was reached at last, and the dresses were sent to Sunnybrook Farm to be made over for Jenny.