dirt cheap

adjective or adverb

Definition of dirt cheap

: exceedingly cheap

Examples of dirt cheap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These machines will simply become unprofitable in all places except those with dirt cheap electricity rates. Colin Harper, Forbes, 12 Nov. 2021 Not just tuition, but even accommodation at the 67-year-old institute is dirt cheap. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 10 May 2022 Not only is that dirt cheap, but Burks can’t negotiate or hold out until after the third year. Ben Volin, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Apr. 2022 For the budget-conscious, this wired controller is dirt cheap and comes in a wide variety of colors. Eric Ravenscraft, Wired, 29 Nov. 2021 However, some point out that stocks may have room to run because prices, while hardly dirt cheap, aren't exorbitant either. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, 10 Oct. 2021 But in an expensive market, this stock is dirt cheap, logging in at 0.8 times book value, nine times earnings, and 1.1 times revenue. John Dorfman, Forbes, 8 Nov. 2021 See More

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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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1 Aug 2022

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“Dirt cheap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dirt%20cheap. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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