bargain basement

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bargain basement

n.
A basement floor in a department store where items are sold at discounted prices.

bar′gain-base′ment adj.

bargain basement

n
(Commerce) part of a shop where goods are sold at reduced prices

bar′gain base′ment


n.
a basement area in some stores where goods are sold at reduced prices.
[1895–1900]

bar′gain-base′ment



adj.
1. low-priced.
2. shoddy.
[1955–60]
Translations

bargain basement

nreparto occasioni
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