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I get a special joy in knowing people feel comfortable if they see me in Wal-Mart or in a no-frills section trying to get something on a discount.
Angie Stone

Meaning of "no-frills" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NO-FRILLS

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NO-FRILLS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
No-Frills is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES NO-FRILLS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

no-frills

No frills

A no-frills or no frills service or product is one for which the non-essential features have been removed to keep the price low. The use of the term- "frills" refers to a style of fabric decoration. Something offered to customers for no additional charge may be designated as a "frill" - for example, free drinks on airline journeys, or a radio installed in a rental car. No-frills businesses operate on the principle that by removing luxurious additions, customers may be offered lower prices. Common products and services for which no-frills brands exist include airlines, supermarkets, vacations and vehicles.

Definition of no-frills in the English dictionary

The definition of no-frills in the dictionary is offering only a basic service in order to keep costs low.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NO-FRILLS

no-account
no-ball
no-brainer
no-claim bonus
no-claims bonus
no-fault divorce
no-fault insurance
no-fly zone
no-go
no-go area
no-good
no-holds-barred
no-hoper
no-knock raid
no-man´s-land
no-mark
no-mates
no-nonsense
no-one
no-par

WORDS THAT END LIKE NO-FRILLS

as old as the hills
Beverly Hills
Black Hills
communication skills
gills
hills
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interpersonal skills
keyboard skills
language skills
management skills
Mills
people skills
pills
presentation skills
Sills
social skills
soft skills
the hills
Wills

Synonyms and antonyms of no-frills in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «no-frills» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NO-FRILLS

Find out the translation of no-frills to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of no-frills from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «no-frills» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

没有多余的装饰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sin lujos
570 millions of speakers

English

no-frills
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोई तामझाम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لا الرتوش
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

без излишеств
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sem frescuras
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অতিরিক্ত সুবিধাহীন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sans fioritures
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tanpa embel-embel
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ohne Extras
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

実用本位の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

노 하지요
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ora ana embel-embel
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không kiểu cách
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுருக்கங்கள் அற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नो फ्रिल्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

no-fırfırlar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

senza fronzoli
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nie fanaberie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

без надмірностей
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nu-bibelouri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

no - frills
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

no- frills
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utan krusiduller
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

no- frills
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of no-frills

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NO-FRILLS»

The term «no-frills» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.086 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NO-FRILLS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about no-frills

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QUOTES WITH «NO-FRILLS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word no-frills.
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Angie Stone
I get a special joy in knowing people feel comfortable if they see me in Wal-Mart or in a no-frills section trying to get something on a discount.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NO-FRILLS»

Discover the use of no-frills in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to no-frills and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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No Frills: The Truth Behind the Low-Cost Revolution in the Skies
Following the tremendous success of the earlier editions ofNo Frills, leading TV presenter and top travel journalist Simon Calder now gives the low down on how these cheap ticket airlines have spread all round the world, enabling the eager ...
Simon Calder, 2006
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Applying the 'No Frills' concept to other specific Airline ...
The question is why. What are the reasons why some ‘No Frills’ Airlines are surviving and others do not. This is one of the questions which will be answered in this paper.
Sven Brueninghaus, 2004
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Old School Choppers: No-Frills Bikes for Real Bikers
Explains how to combine traditional styles and techniques with innovative design to create twenty-five custom-built motorcycles, accompanied by four hundred full-color step-by-step photographs, detailed instructions, and dozens of useful ...
Alan Mayes, 2006
4
No Mystery Anymore: A No Frills Guide to Mystery Shopping
By listing markets and helpful resources, this book will allow readers the opportunity to find out how they can fit into the mystery shopping industry.
Lisa Donahoo, Mamie Swiger K L, 2013
5
No-frills Statistics: A Guide for the First-year Student
Special Features: -Each module chapter contains a review of the most important material from previous chapters -Each unit provides a clear, nonstatistical explanation of any symbols appearing in the formulas for that chapter.
Susan H. Gray, 1984
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No Fads, No Frills, No Nonsense Weight Loss Plan: A Pocket ...
A Pocket Guide to What Works Jim Johnson. No Fads, No Frills, No Nonsense Weight-Loss Plan No Fads, No Frills, No Nonsense Weight-Loss Plan Jim Johnson.
Jim Johnson, 2008
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The No Frills Strategy of Low-Cost Carriers
Thesis (M.A.) from the year 2009 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: 1,3, University of Applied Sciences in Schmalkalden, language: English, abstract: Therefore the FIRST chapter in this ...
Daniel Döring, 2009
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No Frills Cooking in Southeast Alaska: Inexpensive Recipes ...
The hard times our nation is facing inspired this book of inexpensive, healthy, no frills recipes. My mother spoke of the post war (WWII) hard times as she served many of these recipes.
Donna J. Williams, 2012
9
Your No-Frills Investment Strategy
This is the eBook version of the printed book. This Element is an excerpt from Technical Analysis: Power Tools for Active Investors (9780131479029) by Gerald Appel. Available in print and digital formats.
Gerald Appel, 2010
10
No-Frills Sudoku: Only 18 Clues Per Puzzle
With No-Frills Sudoku, less really IS more-more solving pleasure per puzzle, that is!
Brainfreeze, Riley, Laura Taalman, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NO-FRILLS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term no-frills is used in the context of the following news items.
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FT's new owners Nikkei are cut from the same template
As Japan's only business daily, the Nikkei is best known for its no-frills news and analysis of Japan's financial world, from barely perceptible ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Government-owned showgrounds undercutting caravan parks in …
But Blatherskite Park chairman Brad Bellette said despite having no advertising or staff, the no-frills showground had exploded in popularity ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
3
SpiceJet Launches EMI Scheme for Ticket Booking
No-frills airline SpiceJet on Thursday launched a new scheme, which enables its customers to pay ticket fare in equated monthly instalments ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Jul 15»
4
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher enjoy post-wedding party after their …
Over the past few weeks, the showbiz couple proved they are just a regular pair when they embarked on their no-frills honeymoon - a trip ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
5
Why the creative destruction of the Machine Age should continue
Taxi drivers in France and around the world are particularly incensed about UberPOP (called UberX outside Europe), a no-frills service. «EJ Insight, Jul 15»
6
Government extended 'light hand-holding' to SpiceJet: Aviation …
The no-frills carrier, which was on the verge of closure in December last year, has seen a change in ownership with original promoter Ajay ... «The Siasat Daily, Jul 15»
7
2 of the hottest retailers that money can buy: Wesfarmers Ltd and JB …
As such, the increasing popularity of no-frills supermarkets such as Aldi and Costco may have a negative impact on part of its business and ... «Motley Fool Australia, Jul 15»
8
'Hairspray' reshapes sounds, and issues, of early rock era
Her solid, no-frills vocals are perfect in songs like “Good Morning Baltimore” and “I Can Hear the Bells,” the latter expressing Tracy's dreamy ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»
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New on DVD: Sundance winner 'Slow West' is a must-see
“Tangerines” might be a no-frills drama but director Zaza Urushadze makes you feel it in your bones. Extras: none. Advertisement. The Town ... «The Mercury, Jul 15»
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AirAsia CEO Broke Down After Crash Last Year, Says Report
first budget no-frills airline, AirAsia, to Malaysians with the tagline "Now everyone can fly". Mr Fernandes managed to turn AirAsia, a failing ... «NDTV, Jul 15»

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