dirt cheap

adjective or adverb

Definition of dirt cheap

: exceedingly cheap

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Examples of dirt cheap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some catalog brokers offer their services dirt cheap with promises of speeding the process along at a lightning-fast pace. Alex Heiche, Rolling Stone, 27 May 2021 It’s about double that for landing on Baltic, but still dirt cheap. Scott Burns, Dallas News, 25 Apr. 2021 While airfares are no longer dirt cheap, travelers can still score good deals, particularly to Mexico vacation hotspots including Cancun, Cabo San Lucas and Mexico City, according to fare aggregator Kayak. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 26 Mar. 2021 There’s nothing there, after all, and that means land is dirt cheap. Mike Wehner, BGR, 18 Mar. 2021 This plasma exchange procedure is simple, dirt cheap, and already approved by the Food and Drug Administration for a number of conditions (although not as a treatment for aging). Eli Dourado, Fortune, 30 Dec. 2020 That’s all on top of the more obvious support those companies receive in the form of generous tax breaks and dirt cheap leases on public lands, where existing drilling accounts for a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions produced in the U.S.. Kate Aronoff, The New Republic, 21 Oct. 2020 There's a bewildering range of chef knives available, from dirt cheap to very expensive specialty blades. Scott Gilbertson, Wired, 20 June 2020 Most recently, the group won in the telecom sector by offering data at dirt cheap prices. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, 3 June 2020

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First Known Use of dirt cheap

1819, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dirt cheap was in 1819

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2 Jun 2021

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“Dirt cheap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dirt%20cheap. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of dirt cheap

informal : very cheap or inexpensive

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