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Example sentences 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
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]