relatively low in price or charging low prices
"it would have been cheap at twice the price"; "inexpensive family restaurants"
brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy(adj)
"a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny(adj)
of very poor quality; flimsy
cheap, chinchy, chintzy(adj)
Trade; traffic; chaffer; chaffering.
A market; marketplace.
A low price; a bargain.
a good cheap
Cheapness; lowness of price; abundance of supply.
To trade; traffic; bargain; chaffer; ask the price of goods; cheapen goods.
To bargain for; chaffer for; ask the price of; offer a price for; cheapen.
To buy; purchase.
Low and/or reduced in price.
Of poor quality.
Of little worth.
Insurance is expensive, but don't be so cheap that you risk losing your home because of a fire.
a bargain; a purchase; cheapness
having a low price in market; of small cost or price, as compared with the usual price or the real value
of comparatively small value; common; mean
to buy; to bargain
Origin: [AS. cep bargain, sale, price; akin to D. koop purchase, G. kauf, Icel. kaup bargain. Cf. Cheapen, Chapman, Chaffer, Cope, v. i.]
Cheap is the debut album from Seasick Steve. It consists of songs by him and his Swedish/Norwegian band The Level Devils, and also two stories from his life as a hobo. The Level Devils consisted at this time of Kai Christoffersen playing the drums and Jo Husmo bass. Dan Magnusson subsequently took over drumming duties.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
chēp, adj. low in price: of a place where prices are low, as 'a cheap market:' of a low price in relation to the value: easily obtained: of small value, or reckoned at such.—v.t. Cheap′en, to ask the price of a thing: to make cheap, to lower the price of: to lower the reputation of: to beat down the price of.—n. Cheap′ener.—adv. Cheap′ly.—n. Cheap′ness.—Cheap Jack, or John, a travelling hawker who pretends to give great bargains; Cheap labour, labour paid at a poor rate; Cheap trip, an excursion by rail or steamer at a reduced fare; Cheap-tripper, one who goes on such a trip.—Dirt cheap, ridiculously cheap.—On the cheap, cheap or cheaply.—To be cheap of anything (Scot.), to get off with less than one deserved or expected, as of punishment. [Orig. good cheap, i.e. a good bargain; A.S. ceap, price, a bargain; A.S. céapian, Ice. kaupa, Ger. kaufen, to buy; Scot. coup—all borrowed from L. caupo, a huckster.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'cheap' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2937
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'cheap' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1214
Rank popularity for the word 'cheap' in Adjectives Frequency: #183
The numerical value of cheap in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of cheap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The market isn't cheap, but we're cheap relative to other asset classes like Treasuries.
What we obtain too cheap we esteem too little it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
I think we have made automobiles in India too cheap, in trying to make everything cheap, if we are going to reduce our safety standard it is not worth it.
This is a great challenge for H&M whose trademark is cheap clothes at good quality ... The fact it's cheap means there's a risk people buy and throw away, or buy too much.
Chinese equity markets, nine months ago, were exceptionally cheap, with the price-earnings ratio of less than 10. We have now moved up. We are no longer in super cheap territory.
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Translations for cheap
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- осһоҙ, арзанBashkir
- е́втин, намален, долнокачественBulgarian
- baratCatalan, Valencian
- tarvelig, billigDanish
- geizig, preisgünstig, billig, preiswertGerman
- barato, corriente, económicoSpanish
- ارزان, مفتPersian
- pihi, vähäarvoinen, halpa, huono, alennettu, kehnoFinnish
- bon marché, [[pas]] [[cher]], au rabais, [[peu]] [[cher]], à deux balles, modique, radinFrench
- barato, barateiroGalician
- זול, זולהHebrew
- olcsó, értéktelenHungarian
- էժանագին, էժանArmenian
- scadente, economicoItalian
- 安価, 激安, 安い, 安っぽい, 安物Japanese
- 싼, 싸다Korean
- هەرزان, توڕەهات, بێقیمەتKurdish
- bëllegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- pigus, pigiLithuanian
- евтин, неквалите́тен, поевтинет, намален, сниженMacedonian
- хямд төсөрMongolian
- laagwaardig, in aanbieding, goedkoop, onduur, ordinair, afgeprijsd, betaalbaar, waardeloos, schamelDutch
- tandetny, taniPolish
- ارزانPashto, Pushto
- vil, barateado, reles, baratoPortuguese
- bunmarcho, bùnmartgieu, bunmarchà, bunmartgea, bienmarcau, bunmartgàRomansh
- прижи́мистый, скупо́й, ска́редный, дешёвый, низкока́чественный, низкопро́бный, нека́чественный, недорого́йRussian
- јефтин, jeftin, nekvalitetan, неквалитетанSerbo-Croatian
- බාල, ලාභSinhala, Sinhalese
- poceni, cenenSlovene
- billig, nedsattSwedish
- స్వల్ప లాభం, తగ్గింపు ధర, తక్కువ రకం, చౌకTelugu
- ئەرزانUyghur, Uighur
- ارزاں, سستاUrdu
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