cheap and cheerful

cheap and cheerful
cheap and cheerful UK INFORMAL
cheap, but good or enjoyable: »

There's a restaurant round the corner that serves cheap and cheerful food.

Main Entry: cheap

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • cheap and cheerful — Inexpensive but practical or attractive • • • Main Entry: ↑cheap * * * cheap and cheerful british phrase not expensive and of reasonable quality It’s not the best place you’ll ever eat at, but it’s cheap and cheerful. Thesaurus: cheap and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheap and cheerful — adjective Despite something being cheap, it is not bad quality, or it is enjoyable. Theres a cheap and cheerful coffee shop on the next street which sells quite a good selection of sandwiches …   Wiktionary

  • cheap and cheerful — British, informal costing little money but attractive, pleasant, or enjoyable. They specialize in cheap and cheerful package holidays to Spain and Portugal …   New idioms dictionary

  • cheap and cheerful — British not expensive and of reasonable quality It s not the best place you ll ever eat at, but it s cheap and cheerful …   English dictionary

  • cheerful — cheerful, cheery For the ordinary meanings ‘full of cheer, cheering, gladdening’, cheerful is the usual word, and can be applied to a person or a person s appearance or disposition, as well as to utterances and activities (e.g. cheerful banter /… …   Modern English usage

  • cheap — 1 /tSi:p/ adjective 1 PRICE not at all expensive, or lower in price than you expected: You re just not going to find a cheap leather coat. | the cheapest TV on the market | dirt cheap (=extremely low in price): These CDs are dirt cheap. see… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cheap — Colloquialism implying that a commodity is underpriced. Chicago Board of Trade glossary * * * cheap cheap [tʆiːp] adjective 1. not costing very much to buy: • At least the accommodation and food are cheap. • Buyers got their orders in while… …   Financial and business terms

  • cheap — cheap1 W2S1 [tʃi:p] adj comparative cheaper superlative cheapest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(low price)¦ 2¦(bad quality)¦ 3¦(not expensive to use)¦ 4¦(not deserving respect)¦ 5¦(not generous)¦ 6 cheap thrill 7 life is cheap …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cheerful — adjective 1 behaving in a way that shows you are happy, for example by smiling or being very friendly: Despite feeling ill, she managed to keep cheerful. | a cheerful grin/smile/face (=showing that you are happy): Nancy gave me a cheerful grin… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cheap — I UK [tʃiːp] / US [tʃɪp] adjective Word forms cheap : adjective cheap comparative cheaper superlative cheapest *** 1) a) not expensive People should have access to cheap, fresh food. The local buses are cheap and reliable. a cheap and plentiful… …   English dictionary

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