from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Very cheap: bought the property dirt-cheap; a dirt-cheap piece of property.
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- adj. Very cheap
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. costing much less than standard price.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- As cheap as dirt; very cheap.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. very cheap
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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.
When it comes to newspapers per se, one might consider dumping such hidebound business practices as dirt-cheap subscriptions.
Till date, Air India has filled its planes either with politicians, or by selling dirt-cheap tickets that hardly cover …
The colorful paper beads had lost major significance to me because I became so aware of them from my many trips to Uganda: women and young girls rolling, gluing, and stringing the beads on the side of the dusty roads, then selling them for dirt-cheap prices to tourists.
One main reason why it went red in the last two decades is because during the Bust of the 1980s, we had a massive influx of folks from California and the Rust Belt who had jobs they could relocate, keeping good salaries but finding the dirt-cheap real estate here worth a move.
Devil has now grossed $27 million, making it a solid hit on a dirt-cheap budget.
In 2006 tales of dirt-cheap Polish plumbers helped stoke enough fear in Western Europe to scupper the EU's Services Directive, which would have let service providers operate freely across national borders.
Consider that the telecom industry's approach to India so far has been to offer dirt-cheap services to capture as many subscribers as possible.