Definition of recessionista in English:

recessionista

Line breaks: re|ces¦sion|ista
Pronunciation: /rɪˌsɛʃ(ə)nˈiːstə
 
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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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