Synonym of monkish

Alternative for monkish

'mʌŋkɪʃ

adj.

befitting a monk; inclined to self-denial

Adjective

Sparing or economical as regards money or food
frugal sparing thrifty economical provident careful prudent saving abstemious canny parsimonious scrimping unwasteful abstinent austere cautious sensible spartan ascetic miserly monastic non-indulgent nunlike penny-pinching puritanical self-denying self-disciplined cheap cheese-paring close-fisted economising economizing forehanded grasping mingy stingy tight tight-fisted ungenerous cheeseparing meagre penny-wise chary conserving discreet meager meticulous preserving tightwad wary mean close penurious chintzy avaricious closefisted illiberal tightfisted spare uncharitable stinting pinching near greedy pinchpenny pennywise Scrooge-like money-grubbing skimping curmudgeonly strict selfish skinflinty severe petty covetous churlish costive grudging acquisitive self-abnegating Spartan ungiving careful with money temperate hair-shirt continent disciplined scrimpy celibate miserable circumspect ironfisted moderate shrewd wise rigorous restrained farsighted stringent reclusive cloistered efficient cost-effective self-restrained time-saving work-saving money-saving solitary grabby watchful prudential methodical practical cheapskate eremitic hungry snoep money-grabbing rigid on the rims anchoritic hermitic skinflint simple rapacious beggarly skimpy money-conscious hard-fisted narrow financially savvy economic sober budget-conscious Scotch mercenary tight-wad stewardly scanty hoarding cost-conscious abstentious fuel-saving fuel-efficient energy-efficient energy-saving teetotal moderating extortionate ignoble exacting sagacious forearmed solemn refraining straightlaced politic equipped judicious strait-laced self-sacrificing well-prepared vigilant commonsensical foresighted forethoughtful far-seeing secluded withdrawn expedient prepared contemplative hermit-like sequestered cenobitic conventual quiet meditative monachal cloistral coenobitic hermetic oblate chaste stern harsh monklike mortified abstaining ascetical other-worldly materialistic coveting moneygrubbing avid desirous sordid venal usurious gluttonous grabbing possessive money-oriented pleonectic predatory Mammonish Mammonistic prehensile itchy insatiable pennypinching pinchfisted close-handed not generous masochistic scrounging derisory abject cupidinous money motivated money hungry extorting voracious hoggish swinish on the make narrow-minded intolerant rude edacious ravenous crude esurient piggy boorish reactionary prejudiced hidebound bigoted small-minded self-indulgent guzzling ravening eager piggish carnivorous gormandizing intemperate omnivorous gobbling craving devouring gulping insatiate fundamentalist conservative unenlightened authoritarian despotic undemocratic alt-right anti-democratic oppressive repressive totalitarian draconian fascist tyrannical biased proscriptive myopic partial antiliberal

Adjective

Abstaining from sexual activity
celibate chaste single continent unmarried virgin virginal abstinent husbandless pure spouseless unwed wifeless ascetic intact maiden maidenly monklike nunnish self-denying self-restrained monastic nunlike virtuous unattached free solo uninvolved uncommitted partnerless available solitary lonely lone alone sole unwedded unengaged spinster independent uncoupled unhitched eligible companionless unbetrothed bachelor divorced footloose unloved unfettered marriageable unaccompanied widowed separated unescorted by oneself not going out with anyone footloose and fancy-free not spoken for not tied down living alone by yourself having missed the boat a bachelor footloose and fancy free all alone on your own going one's own way without a husband without a partner young, free and single on the shelf on one's own a spinster left on the shelf with no ties without a wife not married fancy-free on your tod modest innocent decent undefiled sinless vestal unsullied moral immaculate uncorrupted wholesome pure as the driven snow clean G-rated decorous demure unblemished incorrupt good austere upright proper spotless restrained guiltless unaffected squeaky clean righteous uncontaminated honest honourable honorable noble refined quiet elegant simple ethical exemplary upstanding impeccable inexperienced neat prudish impotent intemerate controlled subdued monogamous irreproachable blameless seemly reputable angelic stainless unstained clean-living nonmarried platonic nice untainted flawless sober abstemious abstentious temperate self-abnegating free from sin saintly true pious loverless worthy guileless unspoilt wet behind ears wide-eyed above reproach pure as driven snow lily white babe in woods unblighted inculpable inviolate white unprofaned squeaky-clean anti-corruption unspotted inhibited bridled curbed respectable principled dignified just unimpeachable estimable moralistic redoubtable incorruptible irreprehensible unobjectionable morally correct high-principled high-minded whiter than white right-minded faithful free of sin

Antonym of monkish

monkish Idiom, Proverb

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