Definition of “dirt cheap” - English Dictionary


“dirt cheap” in English

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dirt cheapadjective, adverb

uk /ˌdɜːt ˈtʃiːp/ us /ˌdɝːt ˈtʃiːp/

Examples from literature

  • A whole packing case full, and he'll sell them dirt cheap. 
  • Fifty cents apiece and dirt cheap. 
  • It's a mighty fine place, and they do say it's going dirt cheap." 
  • She won't pay forty a month, although she agrees with me that for a furnished house in a location like this it's dirt cheap. 
  • The upshot of his plans was the existing work of art, which Thompson considered matchless, and pronounced "dirt cheap, if he had even given the fellow a seven years' lease of the entire premises." 

(Definition of “dirt cheap” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)