Meaning of “lowly” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “lowly” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lowlyadjective

us /ˈloʊ·li/

not having importance or rank:

In chess it is possible for the lowly pawn to become the most powerful piece on the board.

(Definition of “lowly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)