cheap like borscht

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A calque from Yiddish, as the beets used to make it were among the cheapest vegetables.

Adjective[edit]

cheap like borscht (not comparable)

  1. (Canada, informal) Very inexpensive.

References[edit]

  • “cheap like borscht” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.