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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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Do you think there are enough shows like Reasons to be Cheerful that tour the country?
Even when I last saw him at the Greendale Men's Club, he was cheerful and never complained.
Johns Hopkins researchers say their study shows that a general sense of well-being - feeling cheerful, relaxed, energetic and satisfied with life - actually reduces the chances of a heart attack.
Be A Cheerful Giver" explains, there is no real formula or rules on how you give.
We've been looking at why men cheat and ways to combat the irritations in your life by giving you reasons to be cheerful.
I HAVE to write and say how much we enjoy our trips to Liverpool every six weeks or so It is well worth the 200 mile round trip to be in such a friendly and cheerful city where those of us nearer 60 are actually noticed and not treated as invisible.
Parents' Choice Gold Award-winning children's musician Nick Deysher, recording under the moniker In the Nick of Time, presents Making Silly Faces, a cheerful children's music album encapsulating a little bit of everything, from rock, pop, and disco to reggae, funk and jazz.
But April showers bring May flowers and lots of cheap and cheerful treats to buy too
Lovely cat played a cheerful play with a lizard under the many sympathetic blinks, which was carefully watching lovely tabby, while it was striving little lizard, in Turkish biggest metropolis in Istanbul on Saturday.
Olly Octopus is a cheerful person and loves to giggle and laugh.
It is cheerful, frightening and shows ingenuity by turns, as Sam tries to cope with the terrible circumstances.
A Clarence House spokeswoman, describing how Camilla was coping, said: "The Duchess is cheerful and it's a case of 'Life goes on - it could be worse'.
CNN television channel promoted Turkish movie "A Cheerful Life" (Neseli Hayat) in a program.
Smith''s closure Dogs money Dock This had the effect of looking very cheerful, but more importantly of making the town look cared for.