expensive vs cheap

expensive

Definitions

adjective

  1. high in price or charging high prices

Examples

Now, though, insurers find they are increasingly paying out for teenagers crashing expensive vehicles that they would not normally have the ghost of a chance of obtaining cover for.

‘The best place to make mercerized fabrics is still Italy, but they are very expensive,’ says Kwok.

Packed with the same computing power as some laptops, wearables are still too expensive for average consumers.

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cheap

Definitions

adjective

  1. embarrassingly stingy
  2. tastelessly showy
  3. of very poor quality; flimsy
  4. relatively low in price or charging low prices

Examples

It will probably work out cheaper to hire a van and move your own things.

He may also be able to find a sublet, many of the med students go home for the summer, so he may be able to find a furnished room/apartment for cheap.

He was a cheap crook and what used to be called a chiseler.

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