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cheap

adjective
 
 
/tʃiːp/
NOT EXPENSIVE A1 not expensive, or costing less than usual: I got a cheap flight to Spain at the last minute. It will be a lot cheaper to go by bus.Costing or worth little or no money
PAY LESS A1 where you have to pay less than usual or less than you expect: Are there any cheap restaurants around here?Costing or worth little or no money
LOW QUALITY low in price and quality: cheap perfumeCosting or worth little or no moneyNot of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
PERSON US not willing to spend moneyMean with money
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