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at the lowest possible limit or level; extremely low:
rock-bottom prices.
the very lowest level:
He went bankrupt and touched rock bottom.

the lowest possible level
(as modifier): rock-bottom prices

rock bottom
The lowest possible level, absolute bottom, as in Wheat prices have reached rock bottom. This idiom alludes to the presence of bedrock that prevents digging farther down. [ Late 1800s ]


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