1
: marked by, offering, or making use of a reduced rate or price
cut-rate stores
2

Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of cut-rate was in 1904

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Cite this Entry

“Cut-rate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut-rate. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

cut-rate

adjective
ˈkət-ˈrāt
1
: marked by, offering, or making use of reduced prices
a cut-rate store
2
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