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Costing less than is usual or than might be expected; cheap or relatively cheap.‘the best and most bargainous sunglasses around’
inexpensive, low-priced, low-price, low-cost, economical, economic, competitive, affordable, reasonable, reasonably priced, moderately priced, keenly priced, budget, economy, cheap and cheerful, bargain, cut-rate, cut-price, half-price, sale-price, sale, reduced, on special offer, marked down, discounted, discount, rock-bottom, giveawayView synonyms
- ‘It will come in at the bargainous price of £50.’
- ‘Today I got out my brand new, utterly bargainous, edition of assorted Middle English texts.’
- ‘It also only works out at 6 per disc (there are four discs) and it was most bargainous!’
- ‘I ummed and aahhed over a signed Bunny booklet for a few minutes (dunno why, they were a bargainous 50p) then went back to find they were sold out!’
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