› for little money, or for less than is usual: buy/sell sth cheap I bought it cheap from an internet auction site.
be going cheap › to be for sale for less than you would normally expect to pay: Many mortgage deals are going cheap right now.
not come cheap › if you say that something does not come cheap, you mean that it is of good quality and is therefore expensive: If you want a qualified accountant, their services don't come cheap.
on the cheap informal › if something is bought, done, or produced on the cheap, it is bought, etc. for less money than you would normally expect to pay, and is perhaps of poor quality: This site will help you to eat well on the cheap. Much of the refurbishment work has been done on the cheap - and it shows.