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off-the-rack

[awf-th uh-rak, of-] /ˈɔf ðəˈræk, ˈɒf-/
adjective
1.
(of clothing) not made to specific or individual requirements; ready-made:
off-the-rack men's suits.
2.
Slang. off-the-wall.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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Examples from the web for off-the-rack
  • And the advice economists give to countries aspiring to prosperity no longer comes off-the-rack.
  • The human brain has many unique features when compared with an off-the-rack mammalian brain.
  • The software will also tailor the movements of off-the-rack extenders to humans of any strength.
Slang definitions & phrases for off-the-rack

off-the-rack

adjective

Mass-produced or ready-made; not tailored or specially designed: Buying an off-the-rack reno is expensive and not very adventurous (1963+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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