Origin of rock-bottom
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Origin of rock bottom
Examples from the Web for rock-bottom
Mississippi also moves out of the lower echelon solidly improving to 41st from 46th on its rock-bottom costs.
By buying bonds and keeping interest rates at rock-bottom levels, the Fed made stocks seem more attractive.
Two things, however, were more concerning than that—what should have been—rock-bottom moment.My Search for Amanda Bynes … and Why I’m Calling It Off|Kevin Fallon|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The rock-bottom foundation on which my tradition stands is George Orwell.
All of which is to say that this Congress seems determined to deserve their rock-bottom approval ratings.
Well, there she is, Guv'nor, an' yours at a rock-bottom price.
Failure is often the rock-bottom foundation of real success.The Majesty of Calmness|William George Jordan
He had been brought up in an outdoor school which taught that the rock-bottom factor of a man's character is gameness.Oh, You Tex!|William Macleod Raine
Slowly, as though she had time to kill, Aunty Boone sent the brown mule and trusty dun down to the river's rock-bottom ford.Vanguards of the Plains|Margaret McCarter
The only place in Wilkesbarre selling reliable goods at rock-bottom figures!Young Auctioneers|Edward Stratemeyer
British Dictionary definitions for rock-bottom
- the lowest possible level
- (as modifier)rock-bottom prices
Word Origin and History for rock-bottom
Idioms and Phrases with rock-bottom
The lowest possible level, absolute bottom, as in Wheat prices have reached rock bottom. This idiom alludes to the presence of bedrock that prevents digging farther down. [Late 1800s]