- 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.
parsimonious definition by Webster's New World
characterized by parsimony; miserly; close
parsimonious definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Excessively sparing or frugal.
- parˌsi·moˈni·ous·ly adverb
- parˌsi·moˈni·ous·ness noun