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low1 British & World English

Of less than average height from top to bottom or to the top from the ground

low2 British & World English

(Of a cow) make a characteristic deep sound

low1 English Thesaurus

a low fence

low2 English Thesaurus

the sound of cattle lowing

Low, Juliette Gordon British & World English

(1860–1927) US youth leader. She founded the Girl Scouts of America in 1912, first calling them Girl Guides as they were known in England

Low, Sir David British & World English

(1891–1963), New-Zealand-born British cartoonist famous for his political cartoons and for inventing the character Colonel Blimp; full name Sir David Alexander Cecil Low

lie low British & World English

(Especially of a criminal) keep out of sight; avoid detection or attention

low-cal British & World English

Short for low-calorie.

low-cut British & World English

(Of women’s clothing) having a neckline that exposes the neck and the upper part of the breasts

low-end British & World English

Denoting the cheaper products of a range, especially of audio or computer equipment

low-fat British & World English

Denoting or relating to food or a diet that is low or relatively low in fat, especially saturated fat

low-key British & World English

Not elaborate, showy, or intensive; modest or restrained

low-tar British & World English

(Of cigarettes or tobacco) producing less tar than is standard or usual when smoked

run low British & World English

Become depleted

low-key English Thesaurus

the councils' low-key approach had saved them from widespread media hostility

down-low British & World English

On the quiet; in secret

high-low British & World English

A lace-up boot with a low heel, reaching to the ankle, worn by the military in the 18th and early 19th centuries

low beam British & World English

An automobile headlight providing short-range illumination, used on lit roads and when visible to oncoming traffic

low blow British & World English

An unlawful blow that lands below an opponent’s waist

low-born British & World English

Born to a family that has a low social status

low-carb British & World English

Denoting or relating to food or drink that is low in carbohydrates

low-class British & World English

Of a low or inferior standard, quality, or social class

low-cost British & World English

Relatively inexpensive; cheap

low-down British & World English

Mean and unfair

low gear British & World English

A gear that causes a wheeled vehicle to move slowly, due to a low ratio between the speed of the wheels and that of the mechanism driving them

low-grade British & World English

Of low quality or standard

Low Latin British & World English

Medieval and later forms of Latin

low-level British & World English

At or of a level below that which is normal or average

low life British & World English

People or activities characterized as being disreputable and often criminal

low-lying British & World English

At low altitude above sea level

Low Mass British & World English

(In the Catholic Church) Mass with no music and a minimum of ceremony

low-pass British & World English

(Of a filter) transmitting all frequencies below a certain value

low post British & World English

An offensive position on the court close to the basket

low-rent British & World English

(Of a property) costing relatively little to rent

low-rider British & World English

A customized vehicle with hydraulic jacks that allow the chassis to be lowered nearly to the road

low-rise British & World English

(Of a building) having few storeys

low road British & World English

A behavior or approach that is unscrupulous or immoral

low-slung British & World English

Lower in height or closer to the ground than usual

low-tech British & World English

Using or requiring only low technology

low tide British & World English

The state of the tide when at its lowest level

low-toned British & World English

(Of sound) having a low-pitched tone

low water British & World English

Another term for low tide.

Low Week British & World English

The week that begins with Low Sunday

low-yield British & World English

Producing little; giving a low return

low-down English Thesaurus

a dirty low-down trick

low-grade English Thesaurus

low-grade coal

Low Latin New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

medieval and later forms of Latin


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