Synonyms for rock bottom

Grammar : Noun
Spell : rok-bot-uh m
Phonetic Transcription : ˈrɒkˈbɒt əm

Définition of rock bottom

Origin :
  • "lowest possible," 1884, from noun (1815), from rock (n.1) + bottom (n.).
  • noun absolute bottom
Example sentences :
  • Pools of water, rock bottom; in fact, rock reservoirs, and fed by springs.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • On the floors is a sort of rock bottom of plaster or rude cement.
  • Extract from : « Through Our Unknown Southwest » by Agnes C. Laut
  • The rock bottom was cleaned by divers of all bowlders, gravel, etc.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883 » by Various
  • We are at last down to rock bottom and know what is hardy and what is not.
  • Extract from : « Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting » by Northern Nut Growers Association
  • She was lying directly on her side, the decks rising straight up from the rock bottom.
  • Extract from : « The Pirate Shark » by Elliott Whitney
  • After consultation with Wright he had quoted the firm a rock bottom cash price because he needed the money more than the lumber.
  • Extract from : « The Boss of Wind River » by David Goodger (
  • I am a crank on the happiness one gets from the giving of tips—and a half-penny man is the rock bottom of meanness.
  • Extract from : « The Parthenon By Way Of Papendrecht » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • There was formerly a considerable depth of earth on the rock bottom, but most of it has been taken out for fertilizer.
  • Extract from : « Archeological Investigations » by Gerard Fowke
  • Prostrate, he wriggled along the rock bottom in the narrow band of shadow.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Cache » by E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
  • It was off the road a ways, of course, because this is a state highway, with a rock bottom.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High » by Leslie W. Quirk

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