bargain counter

  1. a counter or area in a retail store where merchandise is sold at reduced prices.

Origin of bargain counter

First recorded in 1885–90

Words Nearby bargain counter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bargain counter in a sentence

  • Mr. McKenna found Mr. Dooley standing at the end of his bargain counter with the glasses on the tip of his nose.

  • Then I should have to tell her the real reason: I didn't want to marry her or anybody else on such a bargain-counter basis.

    The Woman-Haters | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He would have put the soil on the bargain counter for you one day and shot you up the next.

    Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone | G. Harvey Ralphson
  • The majority of mankind are as fond of getting their ideas as they do their household wares, at a bargain counter.

  • And, say, talk about your mass plays around a shirtwaist bargain counter!

    Torchy | Sewell Ford