lowlier lowlier

Definition(s):

  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)

Usage(s):

  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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