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: decorated with or as if with chintz
: gaudy, cheap
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affordable, bargain-basement, budget, cheap, cheapie, cheapo, cut-price [chiefly British], cut-rate, dime-store, dirt cheap, el cheapo, inexpensive, low, low-end, popular, reasonable
costly, dear, deluxe, expensive, high, high-ticket, precious, premium, pricey (also pricy), spendy [chiefly Northwest], valuable
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1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: not showing good taste : not tasteful or stylish
: poorly or cheaply done or made : of low quality
: not willing to spend money or give anything away : stingy or cheap
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