dirt cheap
adjective or adverb Date: 1819 exceedingly cheap

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  • dirt cheap — {adj.} Extremely inexpensive. * /The apartment we are renting is dirt cheap compared to other apartments of similar size in this neighborhood./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dirt cheap — {adj.} Extremely inexpensive. * /The apartment we are renting is dirt cheap compared to other apartments of similar size in this neighborhood./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dirt cheap — adj, adv informal extremely cheap ▪ Such cheap goods obviously rely on dirt cheap labor. ▪ I got these shoes dirt cheap …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dirt-cheap — adj. costing much less than standard price; as, the store went out of business and sold their remaining stock for dirt cheap prices. Syn: bargain priced, cut rate, cut price. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dirt-cheap — [dʉrt′chēp′] adj., adv. Informal as cheap as dirt; very inexpensive(ly) …   English World dictionary

  • dirt-cheap — dirt′ cheap′ adj. 1) very cheap 2) very cheaply • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • dirt cheap — ► ADJECTIVE & ADVERB ▪ extremely cheap …   English terms dictionary

  • dirt cheap — adjective, adverb INFORMAL very inexpensive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dirt cheap — adjective very cheap a dirt cheap property • Similar to: ↑cheap, ↑inexpensive * * * I. adjective : exceedingly cheap II. adverb : at an exceedingly low price * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • dirt-cheap — ADJ (emphasis) If you say that something is dirt cheap, you are emphasizing that it is very cheap indeed. [INFORMAL] They re always selling off stuff like that dirt cheap... He got me a bass dirt cheap …   English dictionary

  • dirt cheap — mod. very cheap. □ I picked this thing up dirt cheap. □ Get one of these while they’re dirt cheap …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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