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 Trust could put milk upon the market more cheaply than we.
I went to see him because I was told he had a large black pearl which he was willing to sell cheaply, and when I discovered that it was beyond my means I began to talk to him about Strickland.
I am weary of my cheaply won success in the pulpit.
He knew he must hire laborers as cheaply as possible; but to hire men under bond, paying them in advance at less than the current rate of wages, was what he must not do, even though it was very profitable.
I think we were all pleased to be so cheaply quit of him.
A lonely brother, many thousands of miles away, writing, on paper blotted with tears, that her words had too soon come true, and that all the treasures in the world would be cheaply bartered for a sight of her dear face?
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.
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.
The captain felt the value of the reputation thus accidentally and cheaply acquired, and endeavored to sustain it.