Synonyms of cheap in English:

cheap


See definition of cheap

adjective

1‘the firm are offering cheap day trips to London’

SYNONYMS

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, giveaway

informal bargain-basement, slashed, going for a song, dirt cheap

British informal bargainous

ANTONYMS

expensive

2‘the dashboard is plain without looking cheap’

SYNONYMS

poor-quality, second-rate, third-rate, substandard, low-grade, inferior, common, vulgar, shoddy, trashy, rubbishy, tawdry, tinny, brassy, worthless, meretricious, cheap and nasty, cheapjack, gimcrack, Brummagem, pinchbeck

informal cheapo, junky, tacky, kitsch, not up to much

British informal naff, duff, ropy, grotty, rubbish, twopenny-halfpenny

North American informal a dime a dozen, tinhorn, two-bit, dime-store

British vulgar slang crap, crappy

North American vulgar slang chickenshit

archaic trumpery

ANTONYMS

high-class

3‘I disliked this film and its cheap exploitation of suffering’

SYNONYMS

despicable, contemptible, low, base, immoral, unscrupulous, unprincipled, unsavoury, distasteful, unpleasant, mean, shabby, sordid, vulgar, tawdry, low-minded, dishonourable, discreditable, ignoble, sorry, shameful

British informal beastly

archaic scurvy

ANTONYMS

admirable

4‘he made me feel cheap’

SYNONYMS

ashamed, embarrassed, humiliated, mortified, abashed, debased, degraded

5‘he was so generous he made the other guests look cheap’

SYNONYMS

mean, miserly, niggardly, close-fisted, parsimonious, penny-pinching, cheese-paring, ungenerous, penurious, illiberal, close, grasping, greedy, avaricious, acquisitive, Scrooge-like

NZ Australian Scottish miserable

tight-fisted, stingy, tight, mingy, money-grubbing, skinflinty

grabby

Australian hungry

British vulgar slang tight-arse, tight-arsed, tight as a duck's arse

archaic near, niggard