(noun, adjective, verb, adverb)


1. relatively low in price or charging low prices

- it would have been cheap at twice the price

Similar word(s): catchpenny, affordable, sixpenny, threepenny, tuppeny, twopenny, inexpensive

2. tastelessly showy

Similar word(s): tasteless, brassy, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy

3. of very poor quality; flimsy

Similar word(s): inferior, bum, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny

4. embarrassingly stingy

Similar word(s): stingy, ungenerous, chinchy, chintzy

Sentences with cheap as an adjective:

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


1. Cheaply.


1. Trade; traffic; chaffer; chaffering.

2. A market; marketplace.

3. Price.

4. A low price; a bargain.

5. Cheapness; lowness of price; abundance of supply.


1. (intransitive, obsolete) To trade; traffic; bargain; chaffer; ask the price of goods; cheapen goods.

2. (transitive, obsolete) To bargain for; chaffer for; ask the price of; offer a price for; cheapen.

3. (transitive, obsolete) To buy; purchase.

4. (transitive, obsolete) To sell.