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low-budget

[loh-buhj-it] /ˈloʊˈbʌdʒ ɪt/
adjective
1.
made or done on a small or reduced budget; costing relatively little money:
a low-budget film.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • When a low-budget found-footage film manages to capture the public's imagination, the rewards are enormous.
  • For the past few years the independent film business has resembled a low-budget horror movie.
  • The reason for the rush is that, for low-budget films, the economics of video on demand do make sense.
  • If the photo-booth shot was a low-budget affair, the second image had production values.
  • low-budget horror films occasionally show the faintest glimmer of talent and are praised out of all proportion to their merits.
  • The market will be flooded with the high-quality work of low-budget auteurs.
  • Hostels provide low-budget accommodations to students, families and adult travelers.
  • Converted prisons offer low-budget accommodation with a difference.
Word Origin and History for low-budget
adj.

1939, originally of motion pictures; from low (adj.) + budget (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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