low rent

low-rent

[loh-rent]
adjective
Informal. second-rate; bargain-basement.

Origin:
1975–80

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low-rent
 
adj
informal cheap and inferior: low-rent films

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low rent definition


  1. n.
    a low person; someone without grace or spirit. (Also a rude term of address.) : Look, low rent, where is what you owe me?
  2. mod.
    cheap; unfashionable. : This place is strictly low rent.
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