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low1 US English

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

low2 US English

(Of a cow) make a characteristic deep sound

low US Thesaurus

a low fence

Low, Juliette Gordon US 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 US 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 US English

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

low-cal US English

Short for low-calorie.

low-cut US English

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

low-end US English

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

low-fat US English

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

low-key US English

Not elaborate, showy, or intensive; modest or restrained

low-res US English

(Of a display or an image) showing a small amount of detail

low-tar US English

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

run low US English

Become depleted

low-key US Thesaurus

she conducted a low-key campaign

down-low US English

On the quiet; in secret

high-low US English

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

low beam US English

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

low blow US English

An illegal blow that strikes below an opponent’s waist

low-born US English

Born to a family that has a low social status

low-carb US English

Low in carbohydrates

low-class US English

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

low-cost US English

Relatively inexpensive; cheap

low gear US English

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

low-grade US English

Of low quality or strength

Low Latin US English

Medieval and later forms of Latin

low-level US English

Situated relatively near or below ground level

low-lying US English

At low altitude above sea level

Low Mass US English

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

low post US English

An offensive position on the court close to the basket

low-rent US English

(Of a property) costing relatively little to rent

low-rise US English

(Of a building) having few stories

low road US English

A behavior or approach that is unscrupulous or immoral

low-slung US English

Lower in height or closer to the ground than usual

low-tech US English

Involved in, employing, or requiring only low technology

low tide US English

The state of the tide when at its lowest level

low-toned US English

(Of sound) having a low-pitched tone

low water US English

Another term for low tide.

Low Week US English

The week that begins with Low Sunday

low-yield US English

Producing little; giving a low return

low-grade US Thesaurus

low-grade building materials

low-budget US English

Made with a small amount of money

low-calorie US English

Denoting or relating to food or a diet that is low or relatively low in calories

Low Church US English

Of or adhering to a tradition within the Anglican Church (and some other denominations) that is Protestant in outlook and gives relatively little emphasis to ritual, sacraments, and the authority of the clergy

low comedy US English

Comedy in which the subject and the treatment border on farce

low-density US English

Having a low concentration

low-flying US English

Flying at a low altitude

Low German US English

A vernacular language spoken in much of northern Germany, more closely related to Dutch than to standard German

low-heeled US English

(Of shoes) having low heels

low-impact US English

Denoting exercises, typically aerobics, designed to put little or no harmful stress on the body

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