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English definition of “low”

low

adjective (NOT IMPORTANT)    /ləʊ/ US  /loʊ/
C1 not important because of being at or near the bottom of a range of things, especially jobs or social positions: low status jobs a low priority taskPosition and status in groups and organizationsOf little or less importance Grammar:Low or short?We use low for things which are not high, or which are close to the ground or to the bottom of something:See more
(Definition of low adjective (NOT IMPORTANT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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