Definition of "cut-rate" [cut-rate]

  • Sold or on sale at a reduced price: cut-rate goods. (adjective)

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Use "cut-rate" in a sentence
  • "As odd as the idea of cut-rate, illicit, butt-boosting injections may sound, this case is far from the first that has made headlines - and in some cases, the outcome has been deadly."
  • "Instead, Nasri was 10 months away from becoming a free agent and, faced with the prospect of losing him for nothing, Arsenal was forced to take the cut-rate offer."
  • "The idea of offering cut-rate prices temporarily to boost demand might not seem so radical in retailing."