Clothing offered at bargain basement prices.
- An example of bargain basement prices is paying $5 for a designer purse that you get at a garage sale.
- An example of bargain basement is saying that someone's dress looks like she got it at bargain basement prices because you think it looks inexpensive and not very nice.
The definition of bargain basement is something that is really inexpensive or is offered at an especially good price.
- very low or greatly reduced: bargain-basement prices
- cheap, inferior, etc.
Origin of bargain-basementwith reference to the area, in some stores, where goods on sale are displayed and sold
A basement floor in a department store where items are sold at discounted prices.
- Alternative form of bargain basement.