Definition of inexpensive in English:


Line breaks: in|ex¦pen|sive
Pronunciation: /ɪnɪkˈspɛnsɪv
, ɪnɛk-/


Not costing a great deal; cheap: a simple and inexpensive solution
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  • This job should be a reasonably inexpensive one and could be done in one day.
  • The bulbs are fairly inexpensive and often you can find other tulip varieties at bargain bulk-pack prices.
  • They're usually inexpensive, so are kind on your budget as well as your skin.
cheap, low-priced, low-price, low-cost, economical, economic, competitive, affordable, reasonable, reasonably priced, moderately priced, keenly priced, budget, economy, cheap and cheerful, bargain, cut-rate, cut-price, half-price, sale-price, sale, reduced, on special offer, marked down, discounted, discount, rock-bottom, giveaway
informal bargain-basement, slashed, going for a song, dirt cheap
British informal bargainous



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  • For wallpapering, use a pasting table - which can be hired or bought quite inexpensively from DIY stores; a pasting brush and bucket, and wallpaper scissors.
  • By using common household bleach as a chemical treatment method, large amounts of safe drinking water can be provided quite inexpensively.
  • Biotechnology companies say that genetically modified crops could be a way to produce certain pharmaceuticals inexpensively.


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  • It's a popular sport with parents in America where the inexpensiveness of the kit and the relative lack of injury is a pleasant contrast to some of the more bruising national pastimes on offer.
  • Finally, if the results of Vargas et al are confirmed in properly designed, controlled, double-blind studies in humans, silver nitrate could become the sclerosant of choice, given its wide availability and inexpensiveness.
  • Their popularity, at least as far as producers are concerned, results from their inherent inexpensiveness.

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