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recessionista

/rɪˌsɛʃəˈniːstə/
noun
1.
a person whose clothes, whether cheap, second-hand, or suitably subdued, are considered appropriate to an economic downturn
Word Origin
C21: from recession + -ista
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Contemporary definitions for recessionista
noun

a person who finds a way to dress stylishly on a very tight budget

Examples

A recessionista looks like a million dollars, but only has $20.00 in her pocket.

Word Origin

c 2001; based on fashionista

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