What does dirt cheap mean?


Idiom Meaning:

very inexpensive


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Absolutely Famous  “Morocco” (1994)

Time of Scene: ~00:03:50

Eddie: Study? You don’t go to Marrakech to study, darling.

Patsy: No you don’t!

Eddie: There are lots of reasons to go to Marrakech and studying is not one of them, sweetie. You go to Marrakech for I don’t know, drugs, dirt cheap plates and rugs.

Patsy: Yeah, easy-going sex with gorgeous under-age youths.

Eddie: Yeah. Sex changes, doesn’t it, Pats? Well, not now anyway. Not now, anymore.


Excel Saga “We Will Not Be Held Responsible” (2000)

Iwata: If my life will buy back the peace.

Ropponmatsu 2: That’d be dirt cheap!

Sumiyoshi: Huge bargain.


Shoot the Piano Player (1960)

Clarisse: The girls always ask me where I buy my things. Aren’t they cute? I pay four hundred francs apiece. Dirt cheap!

Charlie Kohler: I’m not an authority on girls’ panties.



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