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Lowball

1. Of or related to the low cost of a good, service, or security. A lowball cost is determined by comparing the cost to similar goods, services, and securities. Lowball costs may indicate a low quality in the good, service, or security.

2. Informal; to make an offer to buy something for an exceptionally low price. For example, if the asking price on a house is $200,000, a potential buyer may lowball the seller by offering $125,000.

lowball

Of, relating to, or being an unrealistically low bid. Compare pricey.
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When someone makes a low-ball offer, often your first response is to tell them to take a hike.
There's no good reason for it: as a low-ball drawer of the ball, he should be suited by the Honolulu course, especially in the wind, but obviously there is much about it that does not fit his eye.
On April 30, the Department of Finance mailed out hundreds of change by notice orders to property owners whose tax assessments who reportedly benefited from low-ball assessments.
All too often, insurance companies will stonewall and low-ball claims instead of doing the "right thing."
An out-of-state company raised some eyebrows by making low-ball offers for property in Cleburne County.
Proving that certain buildings received low-ball assessments may be a slippery slope, says the president of the Appraisal Institute's New York City chapter.
account for Paul Azinger, a course specialist but not in peak form and unlikely to get the strong winds that show his low-ball game to best advantage.
Often, too, contractors will "low-ball" their bids for the first year or two - until the government loses its ability to provide the service.
His low-ball hitting would be particularly favoured if the wind blows but, in any event, the 1991 winner (third last year) holds the aces against Calc (9-10, Chandler), Stuart Appleby (5-6, Surrey) and Billy Andrade (10-11, Sunderlands).
The RSNs must be sold as part of Disney's (DIS) $71B acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets to meet federal regulatory requirements and while bankers are saying they have as many as six interested parties for all the networks, insiders say the majority of interest came from bidders looking to by the RSNs at a low-ball price .[Reference Link]:[https://www.foxbusiness.com/features/sinclair-broadcasting-seeks-redemption-in-its-bid-for-foxs-regional-sports-networks]
Prior Fed GDP estimates low-balled the outlook for 2019 in our view, and analysts see room for hikes in the lower-end estimates despite renewed trade war fears.
All along, Bush and Rumsfeld have low-balled the number of people fighting the U.S.