on special

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on special

US
:selling at a price that is lower than usual :on sale
  • Pork chops are on special this week.

Word by Word Definitions

special play
  1. : distinguished by some unusual quality

  2. : held in particular esteem

  3. : readily distinguishable from others of the same category : unique

  1. : one that is used for a special service or occasion

  2. : something (such as a television program) that is not part of a regular series

  3. : a featured dish at a restaurant


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