cheaply


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cheap

 (chēp)
adj. cheap·er, cheap·est
1.
a. Relatively low in cost; inexpensive or comparatively inexpensive.
b. Charging low prices: a cheap restaurant.
2.
a. Obtainable at a low rate of interest. Used especially of money.
b. Devalued, as in buying power: cheap dollars.
3. Achieved with little effort: a cheap victory; cheap laughs.
4. Of or considered of small value: in wartime, when life was cheap.
5. Of poor quality; inferior: a cheap toy.
6. Worthy of no respect; vulgar or contemptible: a cheap gangster.
7. Stingy; miserly.
adv. cheaper, cheapest
Inexpensively: got the new car cheap.
Idioms:
cheap at twice the price
Extremely inexpensive.
on the cheap
By inexpensive means; cheaply: traveled to Europe on the cheap.

[From Middle English (god) chep, (good) price, purchase, bargain, from Old English cēap, trade, from Latin caupō, shopkeeper.]

cheap′ly adv.
cheap′ness n.

cheap

cheaply
1. 'cheap' as an adjective

Cheap goods or services cost less than other goods or services of the same type.

...cheap red wine.
...cheap plastic buckets.
A solid fuel cooker is cheap to run.
2. 'cheap' as an adverb

In conversation, cheap can also be an adverb, but only with verbs which refer to the buying, selling, or hiring of things.

I thought you got it very cheap.
You can hire boots pretty cheap.
3. 'cheaply'

With other verbs, the adverb you use is cheaply.

You can play golf comparatively cheaply.
In fact you can travel just as cheaply by British Airways.
4. 'low'

You do not say that things such as wages, costs, or payments are 'cheap'. You say that they are low.

If your family has a low income, you can apply for a student grant.
...tasty meals at a fairly low cost.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.cheaply - in a stingy manner; "their rich uncle treated them rather chintzily"
2.cheaply - in a cheap manner; "a cheaply dressed woman approached him in the bar"
expensively - in an expensive manner; "an expensively dressed little man turned a corner and approached her"
3.cheaply - with little expenditure of money; "I bought this car very cheaply"
Translations
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cheaply

[ˈtʃiːplɪ] ADV [buy, sell] → barato, a bajo precio; [produce goods] → a bajo precio; [live, eat, decorate, furnish] → con poco dinero
two can live as cheaply as onedos pueden vivir por el mismo dinero que uno

cheaply

[ˈtʃiːpli] advà bon marché, à bon compte

cheaply

adv buy, sell, furnish, decoratebillig; make, produce, eat, livegünstig

cheaply

[ˈtʃiːplɪ] adva buon prezzo, a buon mercato

cheap

(tʃiːp) adjective
1. low in price. Eggs are cheap just now.
2. of poor quality; vulgar; contemptible. cheap jewellery; a cheap trick.
ˈcheaply adverb
ˈcheapness noun
References in classic literature ?
The houses in which they lived were small cheaply constructed wooden affairs with a garden at the back.
This lucky salvation was cheaply purchased by the loss of Queequeg's hat, who, while standing in the bows to prick the fugitive whales, had his hat taken clean from his head by the air-eddy made by the sudden tossing of a pair of broad flukes close by.
In a little while they would be out of danger--now that they had given up the house they could live more cheaply, and with all the children working they could get along, if only he would not go to pieces.
Odsbodikins, it was but a dull lie, a most indifferent invention, but you should have seen them seize it and swallow it, in the frenzy of their fright, as it were sal- vation sent from heaven; and all the while was I laughing in my sleeve the one moment, to see them so cheaply deceived, and glorifying God the next, that He was content to let the meanest of His creatures be His instrument to the saving of thy life.
In the pew directly in front of us sat an elderly lady, plainly and cheaply dressed; at her side sat a young lady with a very sweet face, and she also was quite simply dressed; but around us and about us were clothes and jewels which it would do anybody's heart good to worship in.
I replied, with all due deference to his experience (but with more deference, I am afraid, to his being Dora's father), that perhaps it was a little nonsensical that the Registry of that Court, containing the original wills of all persons leaving effects within the immense province of Canterbury, for three whole centuries, should be an accidental building, never designed for the purpose, leased by the registrars for their Own private emolument, unsafe, not even ascertained to be fire-proof, choked with the important documents it held, and positively, from the roof to the basement, a mercenary speculation of the registrars, who took great fees from the public, and crammed the public's wills away anyhow and anywhere, having no other object than to get rid of them cheaply.
I think we were all pleased to be so cheaply quit of him.
We were frightened out of our lives, but, all at once, he began to thank Providence that he had got off so cheaply.
The work was done handily and cheaply by the labor-saving plan of hitching a locomotive to a plough.
That," said the duchess, "is more like giving oneself slaps than lashes; I am sure the sage Merlin will not be satisfied with such tenderness; worthy Sancho must make a scourge with claws, or a cat-o'-nine tails, that will make itself felt; for it's with blood that letters enter, and the release of so great a lady as Dulcinea will not be granted so cheaply, or at such a paltry price; and remember, Sancho, that works of charity done in a lukewarm and half-hearted way are without merit and of no avail.
And as for your life, it is forfeit to your eagerness to buy my herd of cattle so cheaply.
When it came, I saw that he was a sturdy man, cheaply but not shabbily dressed; his head was bent under his body, and he lay crumpled up close to the fence, as though he had been flung violently against it.