Inexpensiveness Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Inexpensiveness

  1. bargain basement sale of old stock at highly discounted prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
  2. Five and Ten popular sobriquet for various department stores, which at one time sold no item for more than a dime. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
  3. flea market yard sale of used items at low prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
  4. Louisiana Purchase about one third the area of the U.S. bought from Napoleon for $15 million (1803). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 293]
  5. Manhattan Manhattan Indians sold the island to Dutch West India Company supposedly for about $24 worth of merchandise (1626). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 305]
  6. Mickey Mouse squeaky-voiced cartoon hero; the term is often used in alluding to things of minor significance or expense. [Am. Cinema: EB, VI: 862; Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
  7. Seward’s Folly Alaska, purchased from Russia by Henry Seward for 2 cents an acre (1867). [Am. Hist.: Payton, 610]
  8. tag sale yard sale of used items, usually at very low prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
  9. Woolworth’s international five-and-dime store. [Am. Commerce: NCE, 3004]