Definition of low-maintenance in English:

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1Requiring little work to keep in good condition: low-maintenance lawns
More example sentences
  • This is relatively low-cost and low-maintenance equipment and requires minimal infrastructure.
  • Some are choosing to replace all or part of their lawns with drought-resistant, low-maintenance alternatives.
  • They make every square foot count by expanding outdoor living space; replacing lawns with low-maintenance, water-wise plants; or adding gracefully curved beds.
1.1 informal (Of a person) independent and not demanding a lot of attention.
Example sentences
  • Because he is so low-maintenance, he suits my lifestyle and personality.
  • For a guy who puts up the numbers he does, he's pretty low-maintenance.
  • I'm very independent and very low-maintenance.

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