lowlife lowlife

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

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Usage(s):

  1. Miller discourses on his life and lowlife in Paris, fashioning his experiences, reflections, orgasms and philosophizing into a shambling narrative.
  2. He was making the point that the reality of black life is far different from the lowlife stereotype popularized in the popular culture.
  3. By now, most earthlings are less afraid than annoyed; they see the illegal aliens as just another class of lowlife troublemakers.

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  1. "I think I can describe his remarks as reflecting a new form of lowlife," Mr Rudd told Fairfax radio. "I just drew breath when I saw the sort of stuff which was said about her, I just think that's off and offensive. Good on Tracy Grimshaw for...
    on Jun 9, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. Spector added that he is working with lawyers to "get a better prison with people more like myself in it during the appeal process instead of all these lowlife scumbags, gangsters and Manson types".
    on Aug 20, 2009 By: Phil Spector Source: Digital Spy

  3. Following some expletives, Mason said to the cameraman before closing his limousine door, "You're a lowlife trying to pretend I'm some kind of racist."
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Jackie Mason Source: WYFF4.com

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