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lowborn not born to a noble family; of humble birth.
lowboy a chest of drawers that stands on legs and is about the height of a table.
lowbred born of inferior parents. [2 definitions]
lowbrow someone having unsophisticated, nonintellectual interests (often used disparagingly). (Cf. highbrow.) [2 definitions]
low-cal containing few calories, or fewer calories than normal.
Low Church of or pertaining to a liberal party within the Anglican Church emphasizing evangelicalism over tradition and ritual. (Cf. High Church, Broad Church.)
low comedy comedy that is based on bawdy jokes, humorous situations, or physical action such as horseplay and slapstick; burlesque; farce.
low-cost not expensive; available at a low price or cost.
Low Countries the lowland region in northern Europe comprising the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
low-cut of a dress, blouse, or similar garment, cut so that the neck-line is low and some portion of the chest area of the wearer is not covered.
lowdown (informal) true and important information, esp. as opposed to what is apparent or popularly accepted (usu. prec. by "the").
low-down (informal) nasty; mean; contemptible.
lower1 to cause to move to a position below; let down. [9 definitions]
lower2 to become dark or ominous, as the weather. [3 definitions]
Lower Carboniferous see "Mississippian."
lower-case of a letter of the alphabet, having a form smaller than and often different from the upper-case or capitalized form. [3 definitions]
lower case in printing, the tray containing the type for the smaller, noncapital letters. (Cf. upper case.)
lower class the socioeconomic class or classes below the middle class; working class; proletariat.
lowerclassman a freshman or sophomore in a high school or college; underclassman.
lower criticism textual criticism and examination of the Bible. (Cf. higher criticism.)
lower house (often cap.) in a bicameral legislature, the branch that is usu. more representative and has the larger number of members.