lowliest lowliest

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. Her work with one of the lowliest of organismspond scummay lead to innovative ways to treat one of the most terrifying of scourges: cancer.
  2. The Afghan President wanted an amnesty extended to all Taliban, from their leader Mullah Omar down to the lowliest turbaned jihadi.
  3. Of the ten college football teams invited to play post-season Bowl games, Oregon State College was the lowliest underdog.

News

  • Shocker: Seahawks favored by 19.5 over Jaguars this week

    The Seahawks are now considered the NFL’s best team. On Sunday, they’ll be playing the NFL’s worst team. The Jacksonville Jaguars are widely considered to be the lowliest squad in the league, and they’ll be coming into CenturyLink Field this coming weekend to face Seattle’s defense and the wild 12th Man. Just what does Vegas think of the lopsided matchup? Seahawks by a mile. The Hawks are ...
    on September 18, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

Quotes

  1. "Benitez has shown that he is the right man to take Liverpool forward," Torres said. "When the club has needed to be strong it always has been. Now is the time for everybody to stick together from the manager right down to lowliest member of...
    on Nov 26, 2009 By: Fernando Torres Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I found the best repair shop in Orange County, and I worked there a couple days a week," Romanick said. "I said, 'Give me the lowliest job,' and I did regripping for five bucks an hour."
    on May 26, 2008 By: Ron Romanick Source: San Mateo County Times

  3. Praised for his warmth on-set ("If the lowliest grip was having a birthday, you would take ten minutes to make a fuss" said Maupin, who wrote the screenplay for star's "The Night Listener") occasioned the earnest reply "If you start to treat...
    on May 6, 2007 By: Armistead Maupin Source: Variety

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