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Definition 1: relatively low in price or charging low prices - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where cheap or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for cheap in the sense of this definition

(cheap is similar to ...) costing less than standard price

"buying bargain-priced clothes for the children" "cut-rate goods"

(cheap is similar to ...) designed to sell quickly without concern for quality

"catchpenny ornaments"

(cheap is similar to ...) very cheap

"a dirt cheap property"

(cheap is similar to ...) made on or suited to a limited budget

"a low-budget movie" "a low-budget menu"

(cheap is similar to ...) that you have the financial means for

"low-cost housing"

(cheap is similar to ...) low-paying

"a nickel-and-dime job"

(cheap is similar to ...) of trifling worth

Definition 2: of very poor quality; flimsy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for cheap in the sense of this definition

(cheap is similar to ...) of low or inferior quality

(cheap is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 3: embarrassingly stingy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for cheap in the sense of this definition

(cheap is similar to ...) unwilling to spend (money, time, resources, etc.)

"she practices economy without being stingy" "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"

Definition 4: tastelessly showy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where cheap or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for cheap in the sense of this definition

(cheap is similar to ...) lacking aesthetic or social taste

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