in·​ex·​pen·​sive | \ ˌi-nik-ˈspen(t)-siv How to pronounce inexpensive (audio) \

Definition of inexpensive

: reasonable in price : cheap

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Other Words from inexpensive

inexpensively adverb
inexpensiveness noun

Examples of inexpensive in a Sentence

inexpensive but pretty jewelry that can be worn every day
Recent Examples on the Web The small, inexpensive technology would be able to be placed in water for longer periods of time to collect PFAS and then be analyzed in a lab for a better idea of how many of the chemicals are passing through the water every day. Laura Schulte, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 June 2021 The course offers a playful way to see most corners of the preserve, is an inexpensive activity to try and fun for all ages. Patrick Connolly,, 11 June 2021 But in the 2000s a bet on natural-gas power plants, involving a merger with several other Danish firms, backfired as inexpensive coal gained market share in electricity generation in Europe. Sarah Mcfarlane, WSJ, 8 June 2021 While Kelsey Hicks of White Hall shopped for inexpensive but healthy plants, her 2-year-old son, Jamie, smiled and waved, making fast friends at the Master Gardener of Jefferson County's Annual Plant Sale on Saturday morning. Arkansas Online, 6 June 2021 Situated on a busy street lined with inexpensive motels, the Redwood Inn is one of as many as 20 motels that Oregon plans to purchase by the end of June. Hanna Merzbach, The Atlantic, 6 June 2021 The Black Diamond Astro ($20) won my inexpensive headlamp test a few years back. Joe Jackson, Outside Online, 6 June 2021 This is a relatively inexpensive Champagne, but is also hard to find in the US. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 6 June 2021 An inexpensive soil sifting pan from the hardware store can help separate bits of weed roots from your soil., 6 June 2021

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First Known Use of inexpensive

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of inexpensive was circa 1846

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15 Jun 2021

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“Inexpensive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of inexpensive

: low in price : not expensive


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