[doun-mahr-kit]Chiefly British


appealing or catering to lower-income consumers; widely affordable or accessible.


in a down-market way.

Origin of down-market

First recorded in 1970–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for down-market



relating to commercial products, services, etc, that are cheap, have little prestige, or are poor in quality
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