no-frills


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no-frills

(nō′frĭlz′)
adj. Informal
Marked by the absence of extra or special features; basic: no-frills housing; no-frills airline service.

no-frills

adj
offering only a basic service in order to keep costs low: a no-frills airline.

no′-frills′



adj.
lacking extras; basic; plain.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.no-frills - characterized by the absence of inessential features; "he got a no-frills introduction to the job"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
essential - basic and fundamental; "the essential feature"
Translations

no-frills

[ˈnəʊˌfrɪlz] ADJ [house] → sin adornos, sin lujo; [wedding] → sencillo

no-frills

adj attr package, deal etcohne (alle) Extras; style, decor etc(schlicht und) einfach; no-frills airlineBilligflieger m
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