noun, plural cheap·ies, adjective
Origin of cheapy
a cheaply made, often inferior, product: The movie studio made a dozen cheapies last year.
any item that is inexpensive as compared with others of its kind: All brands of margarine taste alike to me, so I buy a cheapie.
a stingy or miserly person: That cheapie wouldn't buy anyone a gift!
Origin of cheapie
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