Definition of low :
1. A hill; a mound; a grave.
2. Beneath the usual or remunerative rate or amount, or the ordinary value; moderate; cheap; as, the low price of corn; low wages.
3. Deficient in vital energy; feeble; weak; as, a low pulse; made low by sickness.
4. Depressed in condition; humble in rank; as, men of low condition; the lower classes.
5. Fire; a flame; a light.
6. In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly.
7. In a low position or manner; not aloft; not on high; near the ground.
8. In a path near the equator, so that the declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the altitude is small; -- said of the heavenly bodies with reference to the diurnal revolution; as, the moon runs low, that is, is comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian.
9. In subjection, poverty, or disgrace; as, to be brought low by oppression, by want, or by vice.
10. In time approaching our own.
11. Made, as a vowel, with a low position of part of the tongue in relation to the palate; as, ( m), ( all). See Guide to Pronunciation, 5, 10, 11.
12. Mean; vulgar; base; dishonorable; as, a person of low mind; a low trick or stratagem.
13. Moderate; not intense; not inflammatory; as, low heat; a low temperature; a low fever.
14. Near the horizon; as, the sun is low at four o'clock in winter, and six in summer.
15. Near, or not very distant from, the equator; as, in the low northern latitudes.
16. Not elevated or sublime; not exalted or diction; as, a low comparison.
17. Not loud; as, a low voice; a low sound.
18. Not rich, high seasoned, or nourishing; plain; simple; as, a low diet.
19. Not rising to the usual height; as, a man of low stature; a low fence.
20. Numerically small; as, a low number.
21. Occupying an inferior position or place; not high or elevated; depressed in comparison with something else; as, low ground; a low flight.
22. Smaller than is reasonable or probable; as, a low estimate.
23. strong imp. of Laugh.
24. Submissive; humble.
25. Sunk to the farthest ebb of the tide; as, low tide.
26. The calling sound ordinarily made by cows and other bovine animals.
27. The lowest trump, usually the deuce; the lowest trump dealt or drawn.
28. To burn; to blaze.
29. To depress; to lower.
30. To make the calling sound of cows and other bovine animals; to moo.
31. Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply; as, he sold his wheat low.
32. Wanting strength or animation; depressed; dejected; as, low spirits; low in spirits.
33. With a low musical pitch or tone.
34. With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently; as, to speak low.
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short (part of speech: adjective)
low (part of speech: adjective)
simple (part of speech: adjective)
vulgar (part of speech: adjective)
earthy, crude, scandalous, profane, cheap, degraded, obscene, gaudy, common, depraved, barnyard, salty, gross, unpolished, tactless, sordid, revolting, inelegant, homespun, animal, outlandish, colloquial, sleazy, unbecoming, base, rank, boorish, ignoble, undignified, rude, cockney, repulsive, raw, crass, glaring, tasteless, coarse, indelicate, ignominious, tawdry, unrefined, barbaric, brazen, shameless, graceless, clumsy, unseemly, in bad taste, ill-bred, chintzy, coarse-grained, rough, philistine, brutish, offensive, vulgar, idiomatic, garish, broad
little (part of speech: adjective)
quiet (part of speech: verb)
despicable (part of speech: adjective)
- " Heish, Mastah, 'buse me kin' o' low. - "The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Strength of Gideon; Mammy Peggy's Pride; Viney's Free Papers; The Fruitful Sleeping of The Rev. Elisha Edwards; The Ingrate; The Case of 'Ca'line'; The Finish of Patsy Barnes; One Man's Fortunes; Jim's Probation; U", Paul Laurence Dunbar.
- She laughed- a sudden, low laugh. - "The Obstacle Race", Ethel M. Dell.
- " They certainly look the part now," said George in a low voice. - "The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine", Ross Kay.