cut-rate cut-rate

Definition(s):

  • (adj) costing less than standard price

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. After you narrow your choice, the site provides a cut-rate real estate agent to help you close the deal.
  2. The company has spent liberally on a sprawling campus in southern China, and its cut-rate prices mean profit margins are thin.
  3. Instead, Zeimer and about 140 other members of the 4,000-strong brigade got a cut-rate, 10-day course on weapon use, first aid and Iraqi culture.

News

  • Cable TV companies improve clunky guides for Internet age

    It's important progress for cable TV companies, which are often criticized for providing hundreds of channels that customers don't watch. Making shows easier to find helps them justify all those channels. And that could help stave off defections to satellite and telephone companies, which have lured cable customers away with cut-rate TV services that use fancier interfaces.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

Quotes

  1. Though her Daisy Dukes shorts landed her on the pages of numerous magazines, Mr. Blackwell said she "resembles a cut-rate Rapunzel - slingin' hash in a Vegas diner."
    on Jan 10, 2006 By: Mr Blackwell Source: USA Today

  2. "Lindows won't be forced into a cut-rate IPO by a fickle stock market," Michael Robertson, chairman and chief executive, said in a statement.
    on Aug 19, 2004 By: Michael Robertson Source: Boston Globe

  3. In a letter obtained by the New York Post, Chris calls Orbach's second wife Elaine Cancilla-Orbach "a double-dealing, lying, scheming, miserable fool" who, with the help of "cut-rate borscht belt" lawyers has "painted (herself) as the...
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Chris Orbach Source: Boston Herald

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