Definition of recessionista in English:

recessionista

Syllabification: re·ces·sion·is·ta
Pronunciation: /riseSHəˈnēstə
 
/

noun

informal
  • A woman who seeks to remain fashionable or stylish despite financial difficulties or a limited budget.
    More example sentences
    • The question is whether this thrift...will last only as long as the credit crunch and the trendiness of the recessionista.
    • Enter the recessionista, that frugal fashionista who's not afraid to troll the clearance racks.
    • Well our resident recessionista has some fabulous tips for shopping second hand.

Origin

early 21st century: from recession + -ista.

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