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low - Dictionary definition and meaning for word low

Definition
(noun) an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
Synonyms : depression
Example Sentence
  • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow

Definition
(noun) British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
Definition
(noun) a low level or position or degree
Example Sentence
  • the stock market fell to a new low

Definition
(noun) the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving
Synonyms : first , first gear , low gear

Definition
(verb) make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
Synonyms : moo

Definition
(adj) less than normal in degree or intensity or amount
Example Sentence
  • low prices
  • the reservoir is low

Definition
(adj) literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension
Example Sentence
  • low ceilings
  • low clouds
  • low hills
  • the sun is low
  • low furniture
  • a low bow

Definition
(adj) very low in volume
Synonyms : low-toned
Example Sentence
  • a low murmur
  • the low-toned murmur of the surf

Definition
(adj) unrefined in character
Example Sentence
  • low comedy

Definition
(adj) used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency
Synonyms : low-pitched

Definition
(adj) of the most contemptible kind
Synonyms : abject , low-down , miserable , scummy , scurvy
Example Sentence
  • abject cowardice
  • a low stunt to pull
  • a low-down sneak
  • his miserable treatment of his family
  • You miserable skunk!
  • a scummy rabble
  • a scurvy trick

Definition
(adj) low or inferior in station or quality
Synonyms : humble , lowly , modest , small
Example Sentence
  • a humble cottage
  • a lowly parish priest
  • a modest man of the people
  • small beginnings

Definition
(adj) no longer sufficient
Synonyms : depleted
Example Sentence
  • supplies are low
  • our funds are depleted

Definition
(adj) subdued or brought low in condition or status
Synonyms : broken , crushed , humbled , humiliated
Example Sentence
  • brought low
  • a broken man
  • his broken spirit

Definition
(adj) filled with melancholy and despondency
Example Sentence
  • gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
  • gloomy predictions
  • a gloomy silence
  • took a grim view of the economy
  • the darkening mood
  • lonely and blue in a strange city
  • depressed by the loss of his job
  • a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
  • downcast after his defeat
  • feeling discouraged and downhearted

Definition
(adv) in a low position; near the ground
Example Sentence
  • the branches hung low

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for low

low.. cow .. moooooo!
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