cheap adj., adv.

1 low price

VERBS be, be going a brand new radio going cheap | buy sth, sell sth They're selling fabrics cheap this week. | not come Shoes like that don't come cheap.

ADV. amazingly, extremely, incredibly, remarkably, ridiculously, very It's a good restaurant, and incredibly cheap. | comparatively, fairly, pretty, quite, reasonably, relatively | hardly, not exactly At £60,000 the car is not exactly cheap (= it is very expensive). | suspiciously The watch was suspiciously cheap; it was probably a fake. | buy/get sth on the cheap The school managed to get a couple of computers on the cheap.

2 poor quality

VERBS be, look The glasses are plain without looking cheap.

PHRASES cheap and nasty cheap and nasty products with brand names you've never heard of