cheap like borscht

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

cheap like borscht ‎(not comparable)

  1. (Canada, informal) Very inexpensive.

ReferencesEdit

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