Definition of Cheapens

1. Verb. (third-person singular of cheapen) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheapens

1. cheapen [v] - See also: cheapen

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheapens

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 (current term)
cheaper
cheaper by the dozen
cheapest
cheapie
cheapies
cheaping
cheapish
cheapishly
cheapjack
cheapjacks
cheaply
cheapness
cheapnesses
cheapo

Literary usage of Cheapens

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

1. Speeches, Addresses, and Letters on Industrial and Financial Questions: To by William Darrah Kelley (1872)
"PROTECTION cheapens GOODS. . But protection begets competition and invariably cheapens the money value of commodities. This is not mere theory ; it is fact ..."

2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... one who pleads or cheapens. Ding boy (old cant), a rogue or rascal. Ding-dong (popular), in good earnest. ..."

3. The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher, and Minor by David Starr Jordan (1922)
"... Too much examination cheapens scholarship until another set of papers could be passed upon. Better for New Zealand to lose the batch every year than to ..."

4. The Empire of Business by Andrew Carnegie (1902)
"Surplus wealth allows merely an elaboration of the simple needs of life. Wealth helps consolidation and cheapens production. ..."

5. The Christian's Defence Against the Fears of Death: With Seasonable by Charles Drelincourt, Marius D'assigny (1810)
"... sufficient considerations to strengthen it against all apprehensions from. Death. Now, as one who wants to buy stuffs in a shop, when he cheapens such ..."

Other Resources:

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

Search