British English, cheap at twice the priceso good, useful, or desirable that the cost is not important
a cheaply furnished room
They lived as cheaply as possible.
the relative cheapness of housing
WORD FOCUS: cheap WORD FOCUS: cheap reasonablenot too expensive economicalused about cars, systems, or methods that do not cost a lot of money to use be good valueto be well worth the price you pay be a bargainto be very cheapWORD FOCUS: bad WORD FOCUS: bad very bad:awful, terrible, horrible, lousyinformal, appalling, ghastly, atrocious, horrendous bad, but not very bad:not very good, mediocre, second-rate, so-so, lacklustre of bad quality:shoddy, inferior, poor quality, cheap, crummyinformal bad at doing something:be no good at something very bad at doing something:hopeless, terrible, useless, lousyinformal, incompetent morally bad:evil, wicked, immoral, corrupt, sick, perverted, degenerate ➔ See alsobad
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.