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 With prodding from Joe Sutter, a famed engineer who’d led the original 747 program, the planemaker decided to develop a relatively inexpensive upgrade of the four-engine plane to steal sales from the A380. Julie Johnsson,, "Boeing quietly pulls plug on the 747, closing era of jumbo jets," 3 July 2020 If, for you, a blender is purely a vessel for making smoothies, this inexpensive model is worth a look. Lesley Kennedy, CNN Underscored, "The best blenders of 2020," 3 July 2020 Caygill, whose offerings can top out at $250,000 aboard a luxury yacht, also offers a handful of relatively inexpensive sailings in Croatia and Greece aboard a 22- to 28-person gulet, a traditional wooden sailboat. Elizabeth Heath, Washington Post, "Why this may be the moment for a micro cruise," 2 July 2020 One of the city’s most enduring restaurants, Schilo’s is an old-school German beerhall and cafe, all warm and woodsy and astonishingly inexpensive for being on the River Walk. Mike Sutter,, "5 San Antonio restaurants for great meatloaf," 2 July 2020 Inspired by the 1949 Cadillac pushrod V-8, the Chevy engine was simplified, lightweight, compact, and inexpensive to build. Car and Driver, "The Greatest Cars of All Time: The Fifties," 28 June 2020 Amazon has a ton of great options, in fact, which are both inexpensive and versatile for both indoor and outdoor activities. Tanya Ghahremani, Travel + Leisure, "This Summer Dress Has Over 2,000 Five-star Reviews on Amazon — and It Comes in 18 Colors," 26 June 2020 Herbert called face masks an inexpensive and proven way to slow the spread of COVID-19 that should be worn at all times for indoor settings and outdoors when social distancing is not possible. USA TODAY, "Marathon man, Veep visit, mask mandates: News from around our 50 states," 26 June 2020 What started out as inexpensive dorm-like spaces catering to backpackers have blossomed into properties that even the most discerning travelers are happy to check into. Chadner Navarro, Condé Nast Traveler, "How Hostels Are Going Socially Distant While Keeping Their DNA," 25 June 2020

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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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8 Jul 2020

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“Inexpensive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of inexpensive

: low in price : not expensive


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