THRIFT, n. [from thrive.] Frugality; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property. The rest--willing to fall to thrift; prove very good husbands.1. Prosperity; success and advance in the acquisition of property; increase of worldly goods; gain. I have a mind presages me such thrift.2. Vigorous growth, as of a plant.3. In botany, a plant of the genus Statice.