Cheapener \Cheap"en*er\, n. One who cheapens. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cheapener — See cheapen. * * * …   Universalium

  • cheapener — n. something which makes cheapens or makes less expensive; something which lowers quality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cheapener — cheapˈener noun • • • Main Entry: ↑cheap …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheapen — cheapener, n. /chee peuhn/, v.t. 1. to make cheap or cheaper. 2. to lower in esteem; bring into contempt: Constant swearing cheapened him. 3. to decrease the quality or beauty of; make inferior or vulgar: She cheapened the dress by adding a… …   Universalium

  • cheapen — /ˈtʃipən / (say cheepuhn) verb (t) 1. to make cheap or cheaper. 2. to belittle; bring into contempt. 3. Obsolete to bargain for. –verb (i) 4. to become cheap or cheaper. –cheapener, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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