Cheap

Definition of Cheap

Pronunciation: chēp
n.1.A bargain; a purchase; cheapness.
The sack that thou hast drunk me would have bought me lights as good cheap at the dearest chandler's in Europe.
- Shak.
a.1.Having a low price in market; of small cost or price, as compared with the usual price or the real value.
Where there are a great sellers to a few buyers, there the thing to be sold will be cheap.
- Locke.
2.Of comparatively small value; common; mean.
You grow cheap in every subject's eye.
- Dryden.
Dog cheap
very cheap, - a phrase formed probably by the catachrestical transposition of good cheap. [Colloq.]<- = dirt cheap?->
adv.1.Cheaply.
v. i.1.To buy; to bargain.

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