Definition of bargain basement in English:

bargain basement

Syllabification: bar·gain base·ment

noun

A part of a store where goods are sold cheaply, typically because they are old or imperfect: [as modifier]: bargain-basement prices figurative a mixture of styles from pop culture’s bargain basement
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  • The property was seized, sold at a bargain-basement price to a government minister, and then quickly resold for a substantial profit.
  • Nestled between a chip shop and a bargain basement store on North Street are Magic Mon.
  • Lasser's Wall Street capitalism is at once the upper gallery of material prosperity and also the bargain basement for selling one's soul.

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