lowlier lowlier


  1. (adj) low or inferior in station or quality
  2. (adj) inferior in rank or status
  3. (adj) used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
  4. (adj) of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)


  1. With lowlier matter and higher art she now records her dreary childhood before she was smiled upon by royalty.
  2. Librettist Arturo Rossato, with a misguided presto, had changed the cardinal to a chancellor, the bishop to a prince, the lowly monk to a lowlier clerk.
  3. They and the lowlier towns folk evidently thought that free beer and a barbecue at the castle made up for any little irregularities.
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infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /