from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Chiefly British same as cut-rate.

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  • adjective That is offered for sale at less than the normal price

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a price below the standard price
  • adjective costing less than standard price


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  • It was a classic piece of opportunism by Ryanair, the cut-price Irish airline, which has cultivated a reputation for irreverence and has a history of picking fights with the big guys.

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  • Consumer appetite for cut-price Kenyan roses for Valentine's Day is "bleeding the country dry" by threatening the region's precarious ecology.

    Growing Valentine's Day roses harming Kenya's ecological site

  • Without new safeguards, however, MPs scrutinising his bill will be obliged to ask themselves: how many of their constituents would be happy to go under the cut-price knife?

    Health service reform: Perils of the cut-price knife | Editorial

  • But in years gone by the town was emblematic of a rough-edged, cut-price kind of glamour.

    Brighton: the grit and the glamour

  • Managing the exchange rate in the face of trade surpluses has resulted in the buildup of gargantuan foreign-exchange reserves—$3.04 trillion that China has little choice but to recycle as cut-price loans to the U.S.

    Get Ready: Here Comes the Yuan

  • The Asylum was built between 1864 and 1872 to the design of architects in the Victorian Public Works Department – a gloomy, cut-price riff on Second Empire architectural opulence, initially standing in stark contrast to its function, but with each passing decade converging eerily with it.

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  • That is 3/8th mile from where my spouse used to work as a waitron at a cut-price diner in the early 80s.

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: Missing the Trees

  • So what happens if a gay, black, single mother police officer discovers that eating more chocolate cures cancer, has a house that suffers a 20% drop in price due to asylum seekers being housed for free in her empty neighbours house (empty because the neighbours are away on an appalling cut-price cruise they got in the Daily Mail).

    The Truth Behind The £100 Phonecalls « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • It was a bit lacking in event, though flatmates Laura and Samantha did their best to give us a cut-price Trinny and Susannah, trying on French maid outfits at sex shops for a fashion show.

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  • But in years gone by – the 60s in particular – the town was emblematic of a rough-edged, cut-price kind of glamour.

    Brighton: the grit and the glamour


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