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Overview of adj lowly

The adj lowly has 4 senses

  • humble, low, lowly, modest, small -- (low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings")

  • junior-grade, lower-ranking, lowly, petty, secondary, subaltern -- (inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary")

  • humble, menial, lowly -- (used of unskilled work (especially domestic work))

  • base, baseborn, humble, lowly -- (of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth")