down-mar|ket

down-mar|ket
down-mar|ket «DOWN MAHR kiht», adjective, adverb. Especially British.
–adj.
of or for the lower-income consumer; of lower grade or quality: »

They still make first-class cutlery in Sheffield. But downmarket imports are threatening to flood the market (Manchester Guardian Weekly).

–adv.
in or into the down-market field: »

There is no reason to believe the paper will move "down-market' in search of popularity (Listener).


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