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  • 1 cheap — cheap …

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  • 2 cheap — [chēp] adj. [< good cheap, favorable bargain < ME god chep (used as transl. of OFr à bon marché) < OE ceap, a purchase, bargain, akin to Ger kaufen, to buy; ult. < L caupo, petty tradesman] 1. low in price or cost; not expensive 2.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Cheap — 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.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 cheap — [ tʃip ] adj. inv. • 1979; mot angl. « bon marché » ♦ Anglic. Fam. Qui est bon marché et d une qualité douteuse, donnant une impression de mesquinerie. ⇒ ordinaire. Ça fait cheap. « Ils étaient “cheap” [...] ils deviennent classe » (L Express,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5 cheap — cheap; cheap·en; cheap·ie; cheap·ly; cheap·ness; cheap·skate; …

    English syllables

  • 6 cheap — agg.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. che è poco costoso, economico Sinonimi: a buon mercato, conveniente, economico. Contrari: 1caro, costoso. 2. che ha scarso valore, che è di qualità scadente: prodotto cheap | fig., spreg., di cattivo gusto:… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 7 cheap — (adj.) low in price, that may be bought at small cost, c.1500, from god chep favorable bargain (12c., a translation of Fr. a bon marché), from O.E. ceap (n.) traffic, bargain, a purchase, from ceapian (v.) trade, probably an early Germanic… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 cheap — cheap, cheaply adverbs. Cheap, used as an adverb, has one meaning, ‘at a low price’, and regularly follows the verb as closely as possible: • Picture books seem to end up by being sold off cheap as remaindered volumes Country Life, 1981. Cheaply… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 Cheap — may refer to: Cheap (album), debut album from Seasick Steve Cheap (EP), twelve inch EP by Brainbombs Cheap (ward) Characteristic behavior of a miser This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …

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  • 10 cheap — [adj1] inexpensive at a bargain, bargain, bargain basement*, bargain counter, bought for a song*, budget, buy, cheapo*, competitive, cost next to nothing*, cut price, cut rate, depreciated, dime a dozen*, easy on the pocketbook*, economical, half …

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  • 11 cheap´en|er — cheap|en «CHEE puhn», transitive verb. 1. to make cheap; lower the price of: »The flood of imported cars cheapened the cost of cars made here. 2. Figurative. to cause to be thought little of; lower in estimation; vilify. 3. to bargain for; bid… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 cheap|en — «CHEE puhn», transitive verb. 1. to make cheap; lower the price of: »The flood of imported cars cheapened the cost of cars made here. 2. Figurative. to cause to be thought little of; lower in estimation; vilify. 3. to bargain for; bid for; offer… …

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  • 13 Cheap — (ch[=e]p), 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.] [1913 Webster] The sack that thou hast drunk me… …

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  • 14 Cheap (EP) — Cheap EP by Brainbombs Released 2001 Genre …

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  • 15 Cheap — Cheap, adv. Cheaply. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Cheap — Cheap, v. i. To buy; to bargain. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 cheap — index base (inferior), disreputable, economical, frugal, inferior (lower in quality), meretricious, nominal …

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  • 18 cheap — /ingl. tʃiːp/ agg. inv. 1. di poco valore, economico, inferiore CONTR. caro, superiore 2. meschino, gretto, mediocre CONTR. di classe, eccellente, eccelso …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 19 cheap — beggarly, shabby, pitiable, sorry, *contemptible, despicable, scurvy Analogous words: *mean, ignoble, sordid, abject: paltry, *petty, measly, trifling: meretricious, tawdry (see GAUDY): low, *base, vile: poor, *bad, wrong Antonyms: noble …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 20 cheap — ► ADJECTIVE 1) low in price. 2) charging low prices. 3) inexpensive because of poor quality. 4) of little worth because achieved in a discreditable way. 5) N. Amer. informal miserly. ► ADVERB ▪ at or for a low price …

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