Share this entry

Share this page

lowboy

Syllabification: low·boy
Pronunciation: /ˈlōboi
 
/

Definition of lowboy in English:

noun

North American
A low chest or table with drawers and short legs. Compare with highboy.
Example sentences
  • The purchase included a ‘New England hooked rug,’ a mirror, a picture of George Washington, and a lot of maple and walnut furniture - four beds, one highboy one lowboy and five tables.

Words that rhyme with lowboy

doughboy, hautboy

Definition of lowboy in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing