dirt cheap

adjective or adverb

Definition of dirt cheap

: exceedingly cheap

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County tax collectors continue offering shabby properties to bad landlords dirt cheap. Tony Cook, Indianapolis Star, "Renters lived 'horrible.' Their landlord lived large. The government helped him do it.," 26 June 2019 While the state is awash in dry marijuana flower that's dirt cheap, the specialized oils, tinctures and potent edibles used to alleviate severe illnesses can be harder to find and more expensive to buy. Gillian Flaccus And Angeliki Kastanis, chicagotribune.com, "Broad legalization cuts into medical marijuana, analysis shows," 11 June 2019 While the state is awash in dry marijuana flower that's dirt cheap, the specialized oils, tinctures and potent edibles used to alleviate severe illnesses can be harder to find and more expensive to buy. Anchorage Daily News, "Analysis: Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all," 11 June 2019 In policy conversations, ISP lobbyists lean heavily on the FCC’s flawed data to falsely suggest that American broadband is dirt cheap and ultra competitive, despite real-world evidence to the contrary. Karl Bode, The Verge, "How bad maps are ruining American broadband," 24 Sep. 2018 Throwback Thursday For sale: brick apartment building, dirt cheap. Morning Brief, The Seattle Times, "Homelessness is up in Ballard, your ballot is on the way, and Russian spy intrigue | Thursday Morning Brief, July 19," 19 July 2018 The four-bedroom home, located at 2188 Stoll Road (now 56 Parnassus Lane), was set back from the street and surrounded by trees and was dirt cheap to rent—only $125 a month. Ron Hart, Billboard, "The Band's 'Music From Big Pink' Turns 50: How Upstate New York Informed the Americana Classic," 1 July 2018 SUBSCRIBE TODAY North Texas has already lost its reputation as a place where housing is dirt cheap, with home prices increasing 33 percent in the past three years. Gordon Dickson, star-telegram, "Property tax time bomb: How rising home values could torpedo your retirement plans | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 9 May 2018 One caveat: these phones are often dirt cheap so don’t expect the quality or convenience of a $500 smartphone. Brooke Crothers, Fox News, "Flip phones are back: Less distracting and a lot cheaper than a smartphone," 20 Apr. 2018

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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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dirt cheap

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of dirt cheap

informal : very cheap or inexpensive

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