bargain-basement

bargain basement

noun
a basement area in some stores where goods are sold at prices lower than usual.

Origin:
1895–1900

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bargain-basement

[bahr-guhn-beys-muhnt]
adjective
1.
very low-priced.
2.
noticeably lacking in quality; inferior.

Origin:
1955–60

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bargain basement
 
n
part of a shop where goods are sold at reduced prices

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