Definitions for cheaptʃip
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cheap*tʃip(adj.; adv.; n.)-er, -est
(adj.)costing very little; relatively low in price; inexpensive.
charging low prices:
a cheap store.
shoddy or inferior.
costing little labor or trouble:
Talk is cheap.
mean or contemptible:
a cheap joke.
of little account or value:
Life was cheap.
(of money) able to be borrowed at low interest.
of decreased value or purchasing power.
(adv.)at a low price or small cost.
(n.)on the cheap, inexpensively; economically.
* Syn: cheap , inexpensive agree in their suggestion of low cost. cheap now often suggests shoddiness, inferiority, showy imitation, unworthiness, and the like: a cheap fabric. inexpensive emphasizes lowness of price (although more expensive than cheap ) and suggests that the value is fully equal to the cost: an inexpensive dress. It is often used as an evasion for the more pejorative cheap .
Origin of cheap:
bef. 900; ME chep (short for phrases, as god chep(e) inexpensive), OE cēap bargain, < L caupō innkeeper, tradesman; cf. chapman
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)
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
cheap clothes; Twenty dollars is pretty cheap for a pair of shoes.; the cheapest car insurance
(of joke or remark) funny by making unkind or unfair comments about sb or sth
a cheap remark
unwilling to spend money; = miserly
too cheap to take me out to dinner
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
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.
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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
Translations for cheap
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
low in price
Eggs are cheap just now.
- baratoPortuguese (BR)
- bon marchéFrench
- 便宜的Chinese (Trad.)
- سستا ، ارزاںUrdu
- 便宜的Chinese (Simp.)
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