for a song

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of for a song

chiefly US, informal
: for a very small amount of money
  • This old car can be bought/had for a song.

Word by Word Definitions

song play
  1. : the act or art of singing

  2. : poetical composition

  3. : a short musical composition of words and music


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