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Meaning of SPARING

Pronunciation:  'spehreeng

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  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)
 

SPARING is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: economical, frugal, scotch, stinting, thrifty
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spar"ing\, a.
Spare; saving; frugal; merciful. --Bacon. -- {Spar"ing*ly},
adv. -- {Spar"ing*ness}, n.

 

 

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