part of speech: adjective

inflections: cheaper, cheapest

definition 1: having a low price.

  • Vegetables are cheap at the farmer’s market.

synonyms: inexpensive, reasonable

antonyms: costly, dear, expensive, extravagant, valuable

definition 2: charging low prices.

  • This is a cheap grocery store.

synonyms: inexpensive, reasonable

definition 3: of poor quality.

  • Cheap clothing wears out quickly.

synonyms: base, shabby

definition 4: not willing to spend much money; stingy.

  • Andy was too cheap to buy a birthday gift for his friend.

synonyms: stingy, tight

antonyms: generous

derivations: cheaply (adv.), cheapness (n.)