What does cheap mean?

Definitions for cheap
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cheap.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheap, inexpensive(adj)

    relatively low in price or charging low prices

    "it would have been cheap at twice the price"; "inexpensive family restaurants"

  2. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy(adj)

    tastelessly showy

    "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"

  3. bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny(adj)

    of very poor quality; flimsy

  4. cheap, chinchy, chintzy(adj)

    embarrassingly stingy

Wiktionary

  1. cheap(Noun)

    Trade; traffic; chaffer; chaffering.

  2. cheap(Noun)

    A market; marketplace.

  3. cheap(Noun)

    Price.

  4. cheap(Noun)

    A low price; a bargain.

    a good cheap

  5. cheap(Noun)

    Cheapness; lowness of price; abundance of supply.

  6. cheap(Verb)

    To trade; traffic; bargain; chaffer; ask the price of goods; cheapen goods.

  7. cheap(Verb)

    To bargain for; chaffer for; ask the price of; offer a price for; cheapen.

  8. cheap(Verb)

    To buy; purchase.

  9. cheap(Verb)

    To sell.

  10. cheap(Adjective)

    Low and/or reduced in price.

  11. cheap(Adjective)

    Of poor quality.

  12. cheap(Adjective)

    Of little worth.

  13. cheap(Adjective)

    underhand; dubious.

  14. cheap(Adjective)

    frugal; stingy

    Insurance is expensive, but don't be so cheap that you risk losing your home because of a fire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cheap(noun)

    a bargain; a purchase; cheapness

    Etymology: [AS. cep bargain, sale, price; akin to D. koop purchase, G. kauf, Icel. kaup bargain. Cf. Cheapen, Chapman, Chaffer, Cope, v. i.]

  2. Cheap(noun)

    having a low price in market; of small cost or price, as compared with the usual price or the real value

    Etymology: [AS. cep bargain, sale, price; akin to D. koop purchase, G. kauf, Icel. kaup bargain. Cf. Cheapen, Chapman, Chaffer, Cope, v. i.]

  3. Cheap(noun)

    of comparatively small value; common; mean

    Etymology: [AS. cep bargain, sale, price; akin to D. koop purchase, G. kauf, Icel. kaup bargain. Cf. Cheapen, Chapman, Chaffer, Cope, v. i.]

  4. Cheap(adverb)

    cheaply

    Etymology: [AS. cep bargain, sale, price; akin to D. koop purchase, G. kauf, Icel. kaup bargain. Cf. Cheapen, Chapman, Chaffer, Cope, v. i.]

  5. Cheap(verb)

    to buy; to bargain

    Etymology: [AS. cep bargain, sale, price; akin to D. koop purchase, G. kauf, Icel. kaup bargain. Cf. Cheapen, Chapman, Chaffer, Cope, v. i.]

Freebase

  1. Cheap

    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

  1. Cheap

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cheap' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2937

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cheap' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1214

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cheap' in Adjectives Frequency: #183

Anagrams for cheap »

  1. chape

  2. peach, Peach

  3. Peach

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheap in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cheap in a Sentence

  1. Walter Fust:

    Just imagine if you give your customers a tour of the watch factory and they see that you're using cheap Chinese machines.

  2. Nguyen Quang:

    That was just a cheap trick by those who have no understanding, i don't judge these security officials. I judge their bosses, their minds are just so addled.

  3. Rick Meckler:

    The dominant theme in global markets is low interest rates and liquidity and the support it provides for the stock market, for equities globally, every fearful drop in the global stock market has been met by this lack of alternatives and cheap cost of financing... It's a 'risk on' when the world's central banks have your back.

  4. Flavien Neuvy:

    But the lack of taxis at certain hours has probably favoured Uber in France, and it's true that car sharing has developed most of all in France over long distances, where there are no cheap buses running.

  5. Johannes Teyssen:

    The question is should we heal the problem while it's still cheap, like the British did, or do you run it down the drain and when it's almost broken then you interfere.

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