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  Definition of Lowly
  1. of low birth or station (`base'' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"
  2. inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"
  3. used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
  4. low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"
Similar Words: base, baseborn, humble, junior-grade, inferior, lower, lower-ranking, petty(a), secondary, subaltern, subordinate, menial, low, modest, small

 

Anagrams: wooly

 

 
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