cheapie


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cheap·ie

 (chē′pē)
n. Slang
1. A cheap item.
2. A stingy person.

cheapie

(ˈtʃiːpɪ)
adj
informal cheap
n
informal a cheap thing

cheap•ie

(ˈtʃi pi)
Informal. n.
1. an item less expensive than others of its kind, esp. a cheaply made, often inferior product.
2. a stingy or miserly person.
adj.
3. cheap or inferior.
[1940–45]
Translations

cheapie

[ˈtʃiːpɪ]
A. ADJde barato
B. N (= ticket, meal etc) → ganga f
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