Translation of "cheap" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective (LOW PRICE) 便宜的 uk us /tʃiːp/

costing little money or less than is usual or expected

I got a cheap flight at the last minute. 我在最後一刻買到了一張便宜的機票。
Food is usually cheaper in supermarkets. 超市裡的食物通常比較便宜。
Children and the elderly are entitled to cheap train tickets. 兒童和老人可以使用廉價火車票。
The scheme is simple and cheap to operate. 這個計劃實施起來簡單又省錢。
During times of mass unemployment, there's a pool of cheap labour for employers to draw from. 在人們大批失業的時候,有大量廉價勞動力供僱主選用。
figurative In a war, human life becomes very cheap (= seems to be of little value). 戰爭期間,人命變得很不值錢。

If a shop or restaurant is cheap, it charges low prices

I go to the cheapest hairdresser's in town. 我去城裡收費最便宜的那家理髮店理髮。
cheap and cheerful UK

cheap but good or enjoyable

There's a restaurant round the corner that serves cheap and cheerful food. 街角處有家飯店,那裡的飯菜價廉物美。
on the cheap informal

If you get goods on the cheap, you get them for a low price, often from someone you know who works in the company or business that produces them.


(Translation of “cheap adjective (LOW PRICE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)