ul·​tra·​cheap ˌəl-trə-ˈchēp How to pronounce ultracheap (audio)
: sold at a very low price : extremely or extraordinarily cheap
Ultracheap computers are continuing their march forward, and some market watchers are saying that their success will extend to lower prices and new categories of buyers.Sebastian Rupley

Examples of ultracheap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The biggest hurdle will come in late June, when banks will have to pay back about 478 billion euros, equivalent to some $525 billion, of ultracheap loans to the central bank. Chelsey Dulaney, wsj.com, 19 Apr. 2023 An era of ultracheap debt is over in Washington as higher borrowing costs widen the U.S. deficit and fuel a partisan clash over raising the debt ceiling and how much borrowing could be too much. Andrew Duehren, WSJ, 10 Feb. 2023 With an offer of ultracheap server space, Beijing is beckoning blockchain’s global community of developers to adopt its vision for the technology. James T. Areddy, WSJ, 11 May 2021 First, fraudsters load up on ultracheap shares of a small stock hardly anyone trades. New York Times, 18 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ultracheap was in 1849

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“Ultracheap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultracheap. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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