down-market

adjective
down-mar·​ket | \ ˈdau̇n-ˌmär-kət How to pronounce down-market (audio) \

Definition of down-market

: relating or appealing to lower-income consumers a down-market tabloid

First Known Use of down-market

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of down-market was in 1969

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“Down-market.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down-market. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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down-market

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of down-market

: made for or appealing to people who do not have much money also : of low quality

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