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dirt cheap

Very inexpensive These shoes were dirt cheap—I found them on the clearance rack.
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dirt cheap

extremely cheap. Buy some more of those plums. They're dirt cheap, In Italy, the peaches are dirt cheap.
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dirt cheap

Very inexpensive, as in Their house was a real bargain, dirt cheap. Although the idea dates back to ancient times, the precise expression, literally meaning "as cheap as dirt," replaced the now obsolete dog cheap. [Early 1800s]
See also: cheap, dirt

dirt cheap

mod. very cheap. Get one of these while they’re dirt cheap.
See also: cheap, dirt
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9 Entertain yourself: There are plenty of things to do in every city that are dirt cheap or free of charge.
I've been told it's dirt cheap - and it looks dirt cheap," said Ann, an architect.
There's another scooter out there that I use and it's dirt cheap.
The set includes AC/DC standards Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, You Shook Me All Night Long, Hell's Bells, Whole Lotta Rosie and Highway To Hell, together with Led Zeppelin's Black Dog, Aerosmith's Walk This Way and Motorhead's Ace Of Spades - all played maniacally on banjo, mandolin, fiddle, bass and acoustic guitar.
The party spilled out into the parking lot, all the better to enjoy free-flowing beer and wine and listen to memory lane '80s metal music like the AC/DC tune ``Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap.
Their prices have been coming down over the years, but dirt cheap plastic ones could serve as the heart of mass-produced biomedical and environmental sensors and optical-telecommunications networks, the researchers say.
Probably the pick of the prices are Mick Rogers, who looks too low with Spreadex, Santiago Botero, too high with Cantor, and Haimar Zubeldia, dirt cheap on the same list.
There are such things as false economies, and buying dirt cheap for a bigger markup is one of them.
A SEASIDE council is in trouble for allowing sand from its golden beaches to be sold to Arabs - at dirt cheap prices.
New York Post Article 12/6/96: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Often Dirt Cheap (by Kyle Smith): "Celebrities and politicians have long lived a life of luxury in glorious rent controlled apartments at dirt cheap prices.
If the peso remains dirt cheap, as it is now, the impact on U.
The backers of the space shuttle justified its huge subsidy and launch monopoly on the grounds that the orbiter would be dirt cheap after a few years, a promise based on outlandish predictions about per-pound launch cost (20 times lower than reality), turnaround time (8 times shorter), and trip frequency (15 times higher)-even before Challenger raised all those numbers.
Taking to dais, AML's Sheikh Rashid said that even Islamabad was fast converging into a Federation's most lawless city, with all kind of weapons and explosives selling at dirt cheap prices, while an inept administration had allowed a gory tragedy like Rawalpindi's carnage.
In oil producing countries in the Middle East like Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, gas is dirt cheap.
HAVE you noticed that houses are dirt cheap in this country.