Meaning of “rock bottom” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “rock bottom” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rock-bottom" in American English

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us /ˈrɑk ˈbɑt·əm/ infml

at the lowest possible level or in the worst situation:

rock-bottom prices
The team hit rock bottom, losing 12 games in a row.

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"rock bottom" in Business English

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rock bottomnoun [ U ]

uk us informal

the lowest possible level:

The market has hit rock bottom.
The shares have reached rock bottom.

rock bottomadjective [ before noun ]

also rock-bottom uk us

used to describe something that has reached its lowest level:

rock-bottom prices/interest rates
The Federal Reserve Board has begun lifting short-term interest rates from rock bottom levels.

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