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English definition of “low”

low

adjective (NOT HONEST)    /ləʊ/ US  /loʊ/
not honest or fair : How low can you get? That was a pretty low trick to play .Dishonest 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:
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