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cheap

cheap

 
 
pronunciation:
chip
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adjective
inflections: cheaper, cheapest
definition 1: having a low price.
Vegetables are cheap at the farmer's market.
synonyms:
inexpensive, reasonable
antonyms:
costly, dear, expensive, extravagant, valuable
similar words:
discounted, economical
definition 2: charging low prices.
This is a cheap grocery store.
synonyms:
inexpensive, reasonable
definition 3: of poor quality.
Cheap clothing wears out quickly.
synonyms:
base, shabby
similar words:
inferior, low, mean, poor, sorry, tasteless
definition 4: not willing to spend much money; stingy.
Andy was too cheap to buy a birthday gift for his friend.
synonyms:
stingy, tight
antonyms:
generous
similar words:
scrimping
derivations: cheaply (adv.), cheapness (n.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word cheep (a chirping sound)? Cheap and cheep sound alike but have different meanings.