low-maintenance

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adjective low-main·te·nance \ ˈlō-ˈmānt-nən(t)s , -ˈmān-tə-nən(t)s \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of low-maintenance

1 :requiring little care or maintenance
  • low-maintenance fabrics
  • a low-maintenance garden
  • What was also high on their beauty wish list? Keeping their natural hair as a basis for a look that is professional as well as low-maintenance.
  • Essence
2 of a person :not tending to cause problems or demand attention :easy and pleasant to deal with or work with
  • "Bobby Jay is one of those high-character, low-maintenance guys you look for," said Rick Dudley, Lightning vice president of hockey operations. "He has a tremendous work ethic."
  • —Nancy Marrapese-Burrell
  • He's a rare breed, a low-maintenance White House aide.
  • —Fred Barnes

First Known Use of low-maintenance

1916


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