Synonyms of sparing in English:


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1‘he was more sparing with his admiration than with his criticism’

thrifty, economical, frugal, canny, careful, prudent, cautious, abstemious, saving, energy-efficient, energy-saving, fuel-efficient, fuel-saving, scrimping, parsimonious
miserly, niggardly, close-fisted, penny-pinching, cheese-paring, ungenerous, penurious, illiberal, close, grasping, Scrooge-like, stinting
British mean
informal stingy, tight-fisted, tight, mingy, money-grubbing, skinflinty
North American informal cheap
British vulgar slang tight-arsed, tight as a duck's arse
North American vulgar slang tight-assed
archaic near

extravagant, lavish