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cheap and cheerful

slang Inexpensive and enjoyable or pleasant. Primarily heard in UK. That shop sells a lot of cheap and cheerful goodies, so I'm sure you'll be able to find a birthday gift for her there.
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cheap and cheerful

simple and inexpensive. British
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cheap and ˈcheerful

(informal) something that is cheap and cheerful does not cost a lot but is attractive and pleasant: cheap and cheerful clothes/meals/rugs
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