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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Informal Having inexpensive rent: a low-rent apartment.
  • adj. Informal Of low social status or moral character: "Steve Buscemi ... may play low-rent, amoral types—hit men, weasels, snivelers—but ... he's more complicated than that” ( Richard Leiby).
  • adj. Informal Lacking taste or refinement: a low-rent television drama.

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  • adj. low-quality, trashy

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