no–frills

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adjective \ˈnō-ˈfrilz\

Definition of no–frills

  1. :  offering or providing only the essentials :  not fancy, elaborate, or luxurious a no–frills airline

1948

First Known Use of no–frills

1948


NO–FRILLS Defined for English Language Learners

no–frills

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adjective \ˈnō-ˈfrilz\

Definition of no–frills for English Language Learners

  • : offering or providing only the most important or basic things : not fancy or luxurious

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