cheapie

noun
cheap·​ie | \ ˈchē-pē How to pronounce cheapie (audio) \

Definition of cheapie

: one that is cheap especially : an inexpensively produced motion picture

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from cheapie

cheapie adjective

Examples of cheapie in a Sentence

Her first camera was a cheapie.
Recent Examples on the Web Well, the Braves used the longball to win Game – but there wasn’t a cheapie in the bunch. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "Braves slug their way to NLDS Game 1 win vs. Marlins: Three takeaways from Atlanta's comeback," 6 Oct. 2020 Bart's homer against right-hander Luis Vasquez was not a Cactus League cheapie. Henry Schulman, SFChronicle.com, "Giants catching prospect Joey Bart hits impressive blast in Cactus League opener," 22 Feb. 2020 Durable backpacks can cost $50 to $80, whereas the super cheapies may not make it through the first quarter of school. Author: Laura Daily, Anchorage Daily News, "How to save money during back-to-school mania this year," 11 Aug. 2019 Durable backpacks can cost $50 to $80, whereas the super cheapies may not make it through the first quarter of school. Author: Laura Daily, Anchorage Daily News, "How to save money during back-to-school mania this year," 11 Aug. 2019 Durable backpacks can cost $50 to $80, whereas the super cheapies may not make it through the first quarter of school. Author: Laura Daily, Anchorage Daily News, "How to save money during back-to-school mania this year," 11 Aug. 2019 Christian Jones got a bit of a cheapie when he was called for roughing the passer on Bills quarterback Josh Allen that negated an interception, but Tracy Walker had a bad personal foul for hitting tailback Frank Gore out of bounds in the leg. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "Lions-Bills observations: Matthew Stafford sharp, penalties mount," 23 Aug. 2019 Durable backpacks can cost $50 to $80, whereas the super cheapies may not make it through the first quarter of school. Author: Laura Daily, Anchorage Daily News, "How to save money during back-to-school mania this year," 11 Aug. 2019 Durable backpacks can cost $50 to $80, whereas the super cheapies may not make it through the first quarter of school. Author: Laura Daily, Anchorage Daily News, "How to save money during back-to-school mania this year," 11 Aug. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'cheapie.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of cheapie

circa 1898, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cheapie

Time Traveler for cheapie

Time Traveler

The first known use of cheapie was circa 1898

See more words from the same year

Statistics for cheapie

Cite this Entry

“Cheapie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cheapie. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for cheapie

cheapie

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cheapie

informal : something that is cheap and usually of low quality

More from Merriam-Webster on cheapie

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for cheapie

Comments on cheapie

What made you want to look up cheapie? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!