Bargain Basement Definition

bärgən bāsmənt
noun
A basement floor in a department store where items are sold at discounted prices.
American Heritage
Alternative form of bargain basement.
Wiktionary

An area within a retail store, especially an area located below ground level, where the least costly merchandise can be found.

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(often hyphenated) Inexpensive.

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(idiomatic, often hyphenated) Of poor quality; of little or no value; low-end, shoddy.

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adjective
Very low or greatly reduced.
Bargain-basement prices.
Webster's New World
Cheap, inferior, etc.
Webster's New World
The definition of bargain basement is something that is really inexpensive or is offered at an especially good price.
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.
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Singular:
bargain basement
Plural:
bargain basements

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