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Definition of "dirt-cheap" [dirt-cheap]

  • Very cheap: bought the property dirt-cheap; a dirt-cheap piece of property. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dirt-cheap" in a sentence
  • "Yet, the lure of dirt-cheap empanadas and maybe a mojito to wash it down was too strong for this girl."
  • "Miramar, Fla.-based Spirit Airlines , which tries to offer dirt-cheap fares and hits customers with lots of add-on fees for everything from soft drinks to window seats, added a fee for carry-on bags that go in overhead bins last year."
  • "While I agree with much of what Andy Stern has to say, specifically the need to plan beyond and outside of the election cycle, I find it interesting that the former SEIU chief fails to mention the role that access to dirt-cheap labor has played in China's rise."