cut rate

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  1. a price, fare, or rate below the standard charge.

Origin of cut rate

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

Other words from cut rate

  • cut-rate, adjective

Words Nearby cut rate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cut rate in a sentence

  • For the Cut-rate had not cut his salary, which, sordidly speaking, ranked him star boarder at the Peek's.

    Roads of Destiny | O. Henry
  • Purkes's cut-rate grocery store will sell you all you want for ten cents each.

  • It seemed as if they might have banded together (as girls will) for the cut rate cruise which they had seen advertised.

    Pee-Wee Harris Adrift | Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • The cut-rate boom is about to collapse, and there is trouble brewing in the labor organizations.

    The Grafters | Francis Lynde
  • Well, you know them cut rate apartment houses, with a flossy reception room, all marble slabs and burlap panels and no elevator.

    Torchy | Sewell Ford