Examples of cheapen in a Sentence
products cheapened by sloppy workmanship
Using the national flag in advertising only cheapens it.
Poor marketing can cheapen a brand name.
I thought that the show cheapened the lives of the people it portrayed.
The wedding ceremony was cheapened by the best man's tasteless jokes.
Recent Examples of cheapen from the Web
Never mind that the restaurant has a blah location — just another of those cookie-cutter strip centers that dot and cheapen suburbia.
Politicians can cheapen — and ruin — public dialogue without fear of immediate retribution.
While engaging with customers in a snarky way has helped Wendy’s so far, companies need to be careful not to take things too far in the quest for social media fame. Outdoing the last tweet could cheapen the brand.
Simply calling a beer a lager, a term given to any beer which is fermented with a lager yeast, cheapens the whole category.
Others say the company is looking to cut costs, and that the change will cheapen the value of the pricey $ dolls.
The sheer number cheapens it a bit too — if one or two heroes die, that feels like something.
Both Canada Goose and Bain wanted to avoid exhausting the brand or, worse yet, cheapening it.
And Christians deserve a good film about faith: a film that shows the triumph of good over evil without cheapening that struggle.
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CHEAPEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cheapen for English Language Learners
: to cause (something) to be of lower quality
: to cause (something) to have or to seem to have less value, meaning, or importance
CHEAPEN Defined for Kids
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