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Definition of lowly adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    lowly

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈloʊli//
     
    (lowlier, lowliest) (often humorous)
     
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  1. 1low in status or importance synonym humble, obscure
  2. 2 a lowly government clerk How should I know? I'm just a lowly employee.
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