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bottom British & World English

The lowest point or part of something

bottom English Thesaurus

she reached the bottom of the stairs

bottoms in bottom British & World English

The lower half of a specified two-piece garment

at the top of the heap British & World English

(Of a person) at the highest (or lowest) point of a society or organization

bottom-up British & World English

Proceeding from the bottom or beginning of a hierarchy or process upwards; non-hierarchical

bottom dog British & World English

Another term for underdog.

bottom fish British & World English

A species of fish, such as flounder, that is a bottom feeder

bottom line British & World English

The final total of an account or balance sheet

rock-bottom British & World English

At the lowest possible level

black bottom British & World English

A popular American dance of the 1920s

bottom drawer British & World English

Household linen stored by a woman in preparation for her marriage

bottom feeder British & World English

Any marine creature that lives on the seabed and feeds by scavenging

bottom round British & World English

A steak or other cut from the outer part of a round of beef

false bottom British & World English

A hidden compartment formed by a partition close to the bottom of a suitcase, box, or other container, in which objects may be concealed

Foggy Bottom British & World English

The US State Department

front bottom British & World English

A child’s term for the female genitals

touch bottom British & World English

Reach the ground below a stretch of water with one’s feet or a pole

bottom-dwelling British & World English

(Of an aquatic organism) living on or near the bed of the sea, a lake, or other body of water

black bottom pie British & World English

Pie with a bottom layer of chocolate cream or custard and a contrasting top layer, usually of whipped cream

bottom fermentation British & World English

The process by which lager-type beers are fermented, proceeding for a relatively long period at low temperature with the yeast falling to the bottom

from the bottom up British & World English

Starting at the lower end or beginning of a hierarchy or process and proceeding to the top

be at the bottom of British & World English

Be the basic cause or origin of (something)

the bottom falls out British & World English

Used to refer to the sudden collapse or failure of something

get to the bottom of British & World English

Find an explanation for (a mystery)

knock the bottom out of British & World English

Cause (something) to collapse or fail suddenly

a race to the bottom British & World English

A situation characterized by a progressive lowering or deterioration of standards, especially (in a business context) as a result of the pressure of competition

you bet your bottom dollar British & World English

Used to state one’s conviction that a particular thing is going to happen

be bumping along the bottom British & World English

Reach the lowest point in performance or ranking without improving or deteriorating further

bell-bottoms British & World English

Trousers with a marked flare below the knee

from the heart British & World English

With sincere feeling

the bottom falls out in bottom British & World English

Used to refer to the sudden collapse or failure of something

from the bottom up in bottom British & World English

Starting at the lower end or beginning of a hierarchy or process and proceeding to the top

touch bottom in touch British & World English

Reach the ground below a stretch of water with one’s feet or a pole

be bumping along the bottom in bump British & World English

Reach the lowest point in performance or ranking without improving or deteriorating further

a race to the bottom in race1 British & World English

A situation characterized by a progressive lowering or deterioration of standards, especially (in a business context) as a result of the pressure of competition

you bet your bottom dollar in bottom British & World English

Used to state one’s conviction that a particular thing is going to happen

at the top of the heap in heap British & World English

(Of a person) at the highest (or lowest) point of a society or organization

scrape the barrel British & World English

Be reduced to using things or people of the poorest quality because there is nothing else available

from top to bottom in bottom English Thesaurus

they had to fumigate the house from top to bottom

be at the bottom of in bottom British & World English

Be the basic cause or origin of (something)

the bottom falls or drops out in bottom British & World English

Used to refer to the sudden collapse or failure of something

get to the bottom of in bottom British & World English

Find an explanation for (a mystery)


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