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Meaning of CHEAP

Pronunciation:  cheep

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  relatively low in price or charging low prices; "it would have been cheap at twice the price"; "inexpensive family restaurants"
  2. [adj]  embarrassingly stingy
  3. [adj]  (informal) of very poor quality
  4. [adj]  tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"

CHEAP is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: affordable, bargain, bargain-priced, brassy, bum, catchpenny(a), cheesy, chinchy, chintzy, crummy, cut-price, cut-price(a), cut-rate, cut-rate(a), dirt cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, in poor taste(p), inexpensive, inferior, loud, low-budget, low-cost, low-priced, meretricious, nickel-and-dime(a), punk, sixpenny, sleazy, stingy, tacky, tasteless, tatty, tawdry, threepenny, tinny, trashy, tuppeny, two-a-penny, twopenny, twopenny-halfpenny, ungenerous
 Antonyms: expensive



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cheap\, n. [AS. ce['a]p bargain, sale, price; akin to D.
    Koop purchase, G. Kauf, ICel. kaup bargain. Cf. {Cheapen},
    {Chapman}, {Chaffer}, {Cope}, v. i.]
    A bargain; a purchase; cheapness. [Obs.]
          The sack that thou hast drunk me would have bought me
          lights as good cheap at the dearest chandler's in
          Europe.                                  --Shak.
  2. \Cheap\, a. [Abbrev. fr. ``good cheap'': a good purchase
    or bargain; cf. F. bon march['e], [`a] bon march['e]. See
    {Cheap}, n., {Cheapen}.]
    1. Having a low price in market; of small cost or price, as
       compared with the usual price or the real value.
             Where there are a great sellers to a few buyers,
             there the thing to be sold will be cheap. --Locke.
    2. Of comparatively small value; common; mean.
             You grow cheap in every subject's eye. --Dryden.
    {Dog cheap}, very cheap, -- a phrase formed probably by the
       catachrestical transposition of good cheap. [Colloq.]
  3. \Cheap\, adv.
    Cheaply. --Milton.
  4. \Cheap\, v. i.
    To buy; to bargain. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you or someone is cheap, represents your own feelings of inadequacy. You are not fully acknowledging your own self worth. Dreaming that you got something at a cheap price, suggests that you are being undervalued. Or are you chSeeing or eating somebody of their valuable things? Consider the symbolism of the item and how you feel about it in the dream.
Thesaurus Terms
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