SCRABBLE ® cheat


cheap

Definitions


[tʃiːp], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- low in price, especially in relation to similar items or services
(e.g: local buses were reliable and cheap)

- of little worth because achieved in a discreditable way requiring little effort
(e.g: her moment of cheap triumph)


Phrases:
- as cheap as chips
- cheap and cheerful
- cheap and nasty
- cheap at the price
- on the cheap

Origin:
late 15th century: from an obsolete phrase good cheap ‘a good bargain’, from Old English cēap ‘bargaining, trade’, based on Latin caupo ‘small trader, innkeeper’


[tʃiːp], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- at or for a low price
(e.g: a house that was going cheap because of the war)


Phrases:
- as cheap as chips
- cheap and cheerful
- cheap and nasty
- cheap at the price
- on the cheap

Origin:




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