parsimonious[pär′sə mō′nē əs]
- The definition of parsimonious is people who are cheap, frugal or unwilling to spend money.
An example of someone who is parsimonious is someone who obsessively watches every dime of his money.
(comparative more parsimonious, superlative most parsimonious)
From Middle English parcimony, from Latin parsimonia from parsus, past participle of parcere (â€œto spareâ€).