Definition of Cheapened

1. Verb. (past of cheapen) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheapened

1. cheapen [v] - See also: cheapen

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheapened

cheap-shot
cheap-shots
cheap and cheerful
cheap as chips
cheap at half the price
cheap drunk
cheap like borscht
cheap money
cheap seats
cheap shot
cheap shots
cheapdate
cheapen
cheapened
cheapener
cheapeners
cheapening
cheapens
cheaper
cheaper by the dozen
cheapest
cheapie
cheapies
cheaping
cheapish
cheapishly
cheapjack
cheapjacks

Literary usage of Cheapened

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860 by Edwin Troxell Freedley, John Leander Bishop, Edward Young (1866)
"... while the cost of hardware, implements, and machinery, is cheapened, and the number of railroads, bridges, canals, and other improvements increased. ..."

2. Scientific American Reference Book by Albert Allis Hopkins, Alexander Russell Bond (1904)
"... in the process of manufacture, the subject of a patented improvement which has produced a new or better article, or cheapened the cost of manufacture. ..."

3. The Journal of Jurisprudence by Law Library Microform Consortium (1879)
"The same disastrous results would attend the decisions of the House if they were cheapened by frequency; above all, if the hope could be entertained of ..."

4. How Western Farmers are Benefited by Protection by David Hastings Mason (1875)
"FARMERS' SUPPLIES Cheapened BY PROTECTION. JO supplies would be as cheap as before the war." This is a constant assertion by the Free Trade press—an ..."

5. A Vocational Reader: By Park Pressey by Park Pressey (1916)
"THE MAN WHO Cheapened TACKS ADAPTED Thomas Blanchard is best known as the man who invented the lathe which turns gunstocks, shoe lasts, and all sorts of ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Cheapened on Dictionary.com!Search for Cheapened on Thesaurus.com!Search for Cheapened on Google!Search for Cheapened on Wikipedia!

Search