noun Date: circa 1898 one that is cheap; especially an inexpensively produced motion picturecheapie adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cheapie — UK [ˈtʃiːpɪ] / US [ˈtʃɪpɪ] or cheapy UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cheapie : singular cheapie plural cheapies informal something that does not cost much money or is of very poor quality Derived word: cheapie UK / US adjective …   English dictionary

  • cheapie — ☆ cheapie [chēp′ē ] adj. Slang cheap, inferior, etc. n. Slang someone or something cheap, inexpensive, inferior, etc …   English World dictionary

  • cheapie — /chee pee/, Informal. n. 1. a cheaply made, often inferior, product: The movie studio made a dozen cheapies last year. 2. any item that is inexpensive as compared with others of its kind: All brands of margarine taste alike to me, so I buy a… …   Universalium

  • cheapie — n. a cheaply made article. (See also el cheapo.) □ I don’t want a cheapie. I can afford better. □ It broke. I guess it was a cheapie …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • cheapie — 1. adjective Cheap; inferior. And now hes made The Number 23, a cheapie $30 million horror film about a man consumed with numerology. 2. noun a) An item which is inexpensive. b) An item of poor …   Wiktionary

  • Cheapie — cheap product; 2. pl cheap thrills: He get s his cheapies looking at lingerie ads …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • cheapie — Australian Slang cheap product; 2. pl cheap thrills: He get s his cheapies looking at lingerie ads …   English dialects glossary

  • cheapie — n. something cheap; product that is made cheaply; person who is stingy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cheapie — cheap·ie …   English syllables

  • cheapie — cheap•ie [[t]ˈtʃi pi[/t]] Informal. 1) cvb inf an item less expensive than others of its kind, esp. a cheaply made, often inferior product 2) cvb inf a stingy or miserly person 3) cvb inf cheap or inferior • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

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