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[usually as modifier] An unknown, unpopular, or inferior brand of retail product.‘you bought me off-brand sneakers instead of Keds’
- ‘The ‘off-brands’ as you call them may be very good clubs.’
- ‘If you're considering off-brands, consider the potential cost of damaging your print head.’
- ‘The whole thing was an off-brand, available at some local computer shops and at a big discount through mail-order.’
- ‘As for the denim jacket, I passed by the £70 Levi's jacket in favour of a £25 off-brand.’
- ‘Well here is this off-brand, I've tried them myself, better then most and the cheapest I got.’
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