informal Discounted prices or preferential terms offered to friends by the seller of a product or service: Rick arranged for the repair to be done at mates' rates
More example sentences
- I bought it off a friend at mate's rates.
- Joe, tell him George sent you and you'll easily get mates' rates.
- It provided billions in aid, free military hardware, latest intelligence support and some of the best mates' rates in international politics.
Definition of mates' rates in:
- The US English dictionary