dirt-cheap


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dirt-cheap

(dûrt′chēp′)
adv. & adj.
Very cheap: bought the property dirt-cheap; a dirt-cheap piece of property.

dirt-cheap

adj, adv
informal at an extremely low price

dirt′-cheap′



adj.
1. very cheap.
adv.
2. very cheaply.
[1815–25]
Translations

dirt-cheap

[ˈdɜːtˈtʃiːp] ADJtirado de precio, baratísimo, regalado

dirt-cheap

[ˈdɜːtˈtʃiːp] adj (fam) → regalato/a

dirt

(dəːt) noun
any unclean substance, such as mud, dust, dung etc. His shoes are covered in dirt.
ˈdirty adjective
1. not clean. dirty clothes.
2. mean or unfair. a dirty trick.
3. offensive; obscene. dirty books.
4. (of weather) stormy.
verb
to make or become dirty. He dirtied his hands/shoes.
ˈdirtiness noun
ˌdirt-ˈcheap adjective, adverb
very cheap.
dirt track
an earth-track for motor-racing.
References in classic literature ?
He was no judge, he said, except of what pleased himself; he had picked them up, dirt-cheap, and people had considered them rather fine.
But the Advocate General of the ECJ, Yves Bot, yesterday rejected the introduction of minimum alcohol prices in Scotland yesterday, meaning the sale of dirt-cheap beer and spirits in shops, off-licences and garages here will continue.
Yet real MoneySavers are already buying dirt-cheap in the January sales and putting things in a back cupboard to save a mint.
Wanted Down Under (BBC1) is a dirt-cheap, daft-as-a-dingo reality show following families agonising over whether to follow their dream of living down under.
The PTA first pulled the plug on dirt-cheap chat rates and late-night discounts in November, but operators simply started offering the services under different names, the report said.
Resurgent prices are great news for sellers after the dirt-cheap years of the housing bust.
In the end, Jenna's classy Gourmet Scot Pot quite rightly triumphed over Adam's dirt-cheap "Utterly Delicious" Meatballs.
Professor Jonathan Shepherd describes the availability of dirt-cheap alcohol on St Mary Street as "like pouring paraffin on a fire".
Industry executives ascribe the relatively lower share grabbed by Apple iPads in Taiwan mostly to later rollouts of iPads in Taiwan than in many other markets all over the world, advantages that homegrown brands like Acer and Asustek enjoy over foreign brands, and vigorous promotions of dirt-cheap Android-based tablets by local telecom carriers to lure new subscribers.
The ration card, which provides 10 days' worth of food per month at dirt-cheap prices, will be "eliminated in an orderly fashion" as part of the campaign to cut back massive government subsidies.
There are hundreds of plum and apple orchards in the district but 50 percent of the yield is lost during the harvest and the rest is sold at dirt-cheap prices, farmers say.
ISLAMABAD, August 05, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Service providers have invaded the mobile market with variegated packages, particularly targeting the youth with lucrative offers of dirt-cheap calls during the unearthly hours.