Definition of dog-cheap

1 : cheaply : for a very low price he worked dog-cheap if you come across another dog-cheap house— Mark Twain
2 archaic : in little repute

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First Known Use of dog-cheap

1526, in the meaning defined above

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“Dog-cheap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog-cheap. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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