Definitions

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  • adj. Anything mass-produced and made to be affordable, with no regards to quality or craftsmanship.

Etymologies

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economy

Examples

  • Jack London was wandering around Europe, after having written The People of the Abyss, view photo when he received a telegram telling him he was a father for the second time. ecky was born on a Monday afternoon at 2: 30.

    Becky London – A Short Biography of Jack London's Daughter

  • My favourite episode consisted of Bill Odie dressed in breeches and a flat cap wielding a black pudding ... well just hitting people with the black pudding in a demonstration of the ancient martial art of 'ecky thumph'.

    If You Only Knew the Power of the Dumb Side....

  • My happy carb range is 100-140, any lower and I get the binge feeling, and any higher I feel ecky.

    Are we meat eaters or vegetarians? Part II | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • The other ecky thing about basements though, is that they are often very damp (and therefore smelly), a dehumidifier might go a long, long way to making it nicer.

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  • Pictures in magazines and newspapers revealed he normally played in black and favoured a cloth cap of almost ecky thump proportions, but apart from a few inconclusive glimpses during the

    The Guardian World News

  • And there appears to be no hope of the BBC ever repeating the ecky thump sketch.

    TheSpoof.com : Spoof News : Front Page

  • Who would give an ecky thump, for instance, if the characters on Coronation Street began conspicuously eating Cadbury's chocolate?

    The Guardian World News

  • And the resulting poor-whites were labeled in Barbadian dialect through the centuries in many ways, of which Collymore, probably himself a descendant of one of them, lists many: backra, buckra, ecky becky, poor backra, redleg, spawgee; but he neither indicates the derogatory status of these names nor makes any effort to offer etymologies.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XX No 2

  • ecky thump, what’s that Mavis goin on abaht – us wearing flat caps?

    baggage

  • [(J) -11.8 (udith, \223to counteract the unreasonable wishes of such a mind as poor B) 6.2 (ecky) 29.2 (\222) 2.2 (s; and had not her husband)] TJ

    The Unexpected Legacy

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