hit/reach rock bottom

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of hit/reach rock bottom

: to reach the lowest point possible
  • Prices have hit/reached rock bottom.

Word by Word Definitions

hit play
  1. : to reach with or as if with a sudden blow

  2. : to come in quick forceful contact with

  3. : to strike (something, such as a ball) with an object (such as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion

  1. : an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something : an act or instance of hitting or being hit

  2. : a stroke of luck

  3. : a great success

reach play
  1. : to stretch out : extend

  2. : thrust

  3. : to touch or grasp by extending a part of the body (such as a hand) or an object

  1. : a continuous stretch or expanse

  2. : the action or an act of reaching

  3. : an individual part of a progression or journey

rock play
  1. : to move back and forth in or as if in a cradle

  2. : to cause to sway back and forth

  3. : to cause to shake violently

  1. : a rocking movement

  2. : popular music usually played on electronically amplified instruments and characterized by a persistent heavily accented beat, repetition of simple phrases, and often country, folk, and blues elements

  1. : distaff

  2. : the wool or flax on a distaff

  1. : a large mass of stone forming a cliff, promontory, or peak

  2. : a concreted mass of stony material

  3. : consolidated or unconsolidated solid mineral matter

bottom play
  1. : the underside of something

  2. : a surface (such as the seat of a chair) designed to support something resting on it

  3. : buttocks, rump

  1. : to furnish (something, such as a chair) with a bottom

  2. : to provide a foundation for

  3. : to bring to the bottom

  1. : of, relating to, or situated at the bottom (see 1bottom)

  2. : frequenting the lowest part or place : frequenting the bottom


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