dirt cheap

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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