cheap as chips

Phrs. Extremely cheap. Chips, referring to French Fries, and from the period when they were considered an inexpensive meal.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • cheap as chips — (UK) If something is very inexpensive, it is as cheap as chips …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • cheap as chips — (UK)    If something is very inexpensive, it is as cheap as chips.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cheap as chips — (Slang) cheap as dirt, very cheap, extremely inexpensive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cheap as chips — adjective Very cheap, not costing much …   Wiktionary

  • As cheap as chips — extremely cheap …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • as cheap as chips — Australian Slang extremely cheap …   English dialects glossary

  • cheap — /tʃip / (say cheep) adjective 1. of a relatively low price; at a bargain. 2. costing little labour or trouble. 3. charging low prices: a very cheap shop. 4. of poor quality: that material is cheap and nasty. 5. obtainable at a low rate of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cheap — adjective /tʃiːp/ a) Low and/or reduced in price. b) Of poor quality. Syn: bargain, inexpensive, frugal, no frills, priced off, flimsy …   Wiktionary

  • cheap as dirt — (Slang) cheap as chips, very cheap, extremely inexpensive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Chips Mackinolty — was born in 1954 in Morwell.[1] He was involved in the campaigns against the war in Vietnam by producing posters. He was a key figure in the radical poster movement and was introduced to screenprinting in Goulburn Street, Sydney. During the 1970s …   Wikipedia

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