[ UK /t‍ʃˈiːpli/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃipɫi/ ]
  1. in a cheap manner
    a cheaply dressed woman approached him in the bar
  2. with little expenditure of money
    I bought this car very cheaply
  3. in a stingy manner
    their rich uncle treated them rather chintzily
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How To Use cheaply In A Sentence

  • It will produce electricity more cheaply than a nuclear plant.
  • The goal of rehabilitation was long ago replaced with that of warehousing, and now the only real goal is to warehouse cheaply.
  • A busy owner could get to it cheaply from the UK and take it on little jaunts. Times, Sunday Times
  • In these solitary regions, the cattle under the charge of our drovers subsisted themselves cheaply, by picking their food as they went along the drove-road, or sometimes by the tempting opportunity of a _start and owerloup_, or invasion of the neighbouring pasture, where an occasion presented itself. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 280, October 27, 1827
  • They were good blankets, of most marvellous thickness and warmth, and her pride in them was greatened in that they had been come by so cheaply. THE MASTER OF MYSTERY
  • And it's true that you can eat much more cheaply if you make food yourself rather than just bung a pizza in the oven. The Sun
  • Manning hoped to acquire valuable works of art as cheaply as possible.
  • Section VI of the proposal covers the challenges and risks to laser weapons ... mainly that of cheaply producing large quantities of Polonium-210 (currently produced only in microgram quantities, and extremely lethal). Boing Boing
  • Old bikes can be bought quite cheaply.
  • The villagers showed us how they collect lontar palm juice, and distill it into an alcoholic drink either fine or rough, sold cheaply in the market for local consumption.
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