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
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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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29 May 2020

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“Inexpensive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of inexpensive

: low in price : not expensive


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