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Word of the Day 06/27/15 Parsimonious

Parsimonious (adjective)
parsimonious [pahr-suh-moh-nee-uh s]


adjective
1. characterized by or showing parsimony; frugal or stingy.

Synonyms
tight, close, niggardly, miserly, illiberal, mean, penurious; avaricious, covetous. See stingy.

Antonyms
generous.

Origin: 1590-1600; parsimon(y) + -ious

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