dirt cheap

adjective
very cheap
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a dirt cheap property

Similar to: ↑cheap, ↑inexpensive

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I. adjective
: exceedingly cheap
II. adverb
: at an exceedingly low price

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dirt cheap
Extremely or ridiculously cheap
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Main Entry:cheap
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dirt cheap see under ↑cheap
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Main Entry:dirt

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dirt cheap UK US adjective, adverb informal
very cheap
Thesaurus: cheap and inexpensivesynonym

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I
very cheap or cheaply

the auctioneers let us have it dirt cheap

II
adv. & adj. informal extremely cheap

[as adv.] the auctioneers let us have the stuff dirt cheap | [as adj.] a dirt-cheap price

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adj
informal : very cheap or inexpensive

The tickets were dirt cheap.

dirt cheap prices

dirt cheap adv

I can get you a stereo system dirt cheap.

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ˌdirt ˈcheap [dirt cheap] adjective, adverb (informal)
very cheap

It was dirt cheap.

I got it dirt cheap.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

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  • 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 — 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

  • dirt-cheap — /derrt cheep /, adj. 1. very inexpensive: The house may need a lot of work, but it was dirt cheap. adv. 2. cheaply: They got it dirt cheap. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

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