low-keyed low-keyed


  • (adj) restrained in style or quality



  1. This is a fairly low-keyed comedy, but a grown-up dropping in on it can appreciate its lack of frenzy, its fundamental good nature, as easily as its core audience will.
  2. The opening statement for the prosecution by Deputy District Attorney David Fitts was factual and low-keyed.
  3. Not by critics, who had consistently underrated both the kind of genre films he appeared in and his low-keyed, naturalistic acting technique.


  • Pat Ward Makes Late Charge For His Third Trip To Fulton Speedway Modified Victory Lane

    Pat Ward, a fan favorite where ever he goes, has always been known as one of the most low-keyed drivers in modified racing. After Saturday night's win at the Fulton Speedway, Ward exited his car banging on the roof and waving the checkered flag in excitement after a late charge and pass of Chuck Bower in the caution free 35 lap Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modified feature. Continue reading ? ...
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today


  1. "His tone is normally low-keyed," Petrino said. "He's a guy who is very relaxed. He and Brian have a great relationship and that's why they've been so successful."
    on Nov 14, 2006 By: Bobby Petrino Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "The training was very low-keyed once again. I think the boys in Jamaica are very fit and sometime you over-train. I have seen us train twice a day and sometimes it's a long, hard season. So we just have to get the legs fresh again," Barnes...
    on May 26, 2009 By: John Barnes Source: Jamaica Observer

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