Meaning of “parsimonious” in the English Dictionary

"parsimonious" in British English

See all translations

parsimoniousadjective

uk /ˌpɑː.sɪˈməʊ.ni.əs/ us /ˌpɑːr.səˈmoʊ.ni.əs/ formal disapproving
parsimoniously
adverb uk /ˌpɑː.sɪˈməʊ.ni.əs.li/ us /ˌpɑːr.səˈmoʊ.ni.əs.li/
parsimony
noun [ U ] uk /ˈpɑː.sɪ.mə.ni/ us /ˈpɑːr.sə.moʊ.ni/

(Definition of “parsimonious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)