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.
It built up a customer base across the country by dirt-cheap recharges, super-fast 4G connections and massive data allocations from the biggest of metros to the smallest of villages.
The argument is that state-owned institutions such as State Life, EOBI, NIT and National Bank that are sitting on piles of cash should rescue the market by buying stocks that are now available at dirt-cheap valuations.
While it is positive to tackle the scourge of dirt-cheap booze through minimum pricing, there is much more to this social problem.
At first kids were understandably cautious of the bald, burly man selling dirt-cheap takoyaki from a converted van.
"Jio has signed on 160 million customers by offering free domestic voice calls, dirt-cheap data services and virtually free smartphones," Forbes said.
The agency was put up at a time when traders took advantage of rice farmers and bought their crop dirt-cheap. As the Philippines moves toward converting its rice-import caps into tariffs, the government expects retail prices to fall simply because the local market will be flooded with cheap imports.
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 farmers are scared that the Government is going to take away their land and sell off their lands at dirt-cheap prices to the agents.