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I've always been an actor, a lowly actor without power, so I've never been corrupted. I've never even directed.
Laura Fraser

Meaning of "lowly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LOWLY

lowly  [ˈləʊlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LOWLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lowly can act as an adjective and an adverb.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES LOWLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lowly in the English dictionary

The first definition of lowly in the dictionary is humble or low in position, rank, status, etc. Other definition of lowly is full of humility; meek. Lowly is also simple, unpretentious, or plain.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LOWLY


choli
ˈkəʊlɪ
fellowly
ˈfɛləʊlɪ
foley
ˈfəʊlɪ
goalie
ˈɡəʊlɪ
guacamole
ˌɡwɑːkəˈməʊlɪ
holey
ˈhəʊlɪ
hollowly
ˈhɒləʊlɪ
holy
ˈhəʊlɪ
mellowly
ˈmeləʊlɪ
moly
ˈməʊlɪ
narrowly
ˈnærəʊlɪ
ravioli
ˌrævɪˈəʊlɪ
roly-poly
ˈrəʊlɪˈpəʊlɪ
Rowley
ˈrəʊlɪ
sallowly
ˈsæləʊlɪ
shallowly
ˈʃæləʊlɪ
slowly
ˈsləʊlɪ
soli
ˈsəʊlɪ
unholy
ʌnˈhəʊlɪ
yellowly
ˈjɛləʊlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LOWLY

lowland
Lowland Scots
lowlander
Lowlands
lowlier
lowliest
lowlife
lowlight
lowlights
lowlihead
lowlily
lowliness
lown
lowness
lowp
lowrider
lowrie
lowry
lowse
lowsing time

WORDS THAT END LIKE LOWLY

brawly
crawly
creepy-crawly
dowly
drawly
growly
jowly
newly
rawly
scrawly
sprawly
viewly

Synonyms and antonyms of lowly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LOWLY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «lowly» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of lowly

Translation of «lowly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LOWLY

Find out the translation of lowly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lowly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lowly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

卑微的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

humilde
570 millions of speakers

English

lowly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नीच
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المتواضع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

смирен
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

humilde
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অকুল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

humble
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rendah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bescheiden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

下層階級の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

낮은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sedheng
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thấp kém
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கீழ்மையான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नीच
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aşağı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di basso livello
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pokorny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

смиренний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

smerit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταπεινός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nederig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ödmjuk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ydmyk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lowly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LOWLY»

The term «lowly» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.759 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LOWLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lowly

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10 QUOTES WITH «LOWLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lowly.
1
Edward Bach
Rest assured that whatever station of life we are placed, princely or lowly, it contains the lessons and experiences necessary at the moment for our evolution, and gives us the best advantage for the development of ourselves.
2
Bernard Barton
Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot.
3
Ambrose Bierce
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
4
Charles Darwin
We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
5
Laura Fraser
I've always been an actor, a lowly actor without power, so I've never been corrupted. I've never even directed.
6
Kenneth Grahame
Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.
7
Hugh Hardy
Theater publicly reveals the human condition through appealing to both intellect and emotion. Architecture, whether lowly or exalted, can do the same.
8
Jean Hanff Korelitz
Back in the 1980s, when I was a lowly editorial assistant by day and trying to be a novelist by night, no god reigned so supreme as the god of literary prose.
9
Gary Larson
The message is not so much that the worms will inherit the Earth, but that all things play a role in nature, even the lowly worm.
10
Maimonides
Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LOWLY»

Discover the use of lowly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lowly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Mean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the ...
This book is Jackson's unvarnished account of her research on the front lines of the global biodiversity crisis—coping with interminable delays in obtaining permits, learning to outrun advancing army ants, subsisting on a diet of Spam and ...
Kate Jackson, 2009
2
The Book of Hours: Prayers to a Lowly God
Provides a bilingual collection of work comprised of such important works as "The Book of the Monkish Life," "The Book of Pilgrimage," and "The Book of Poverty and Death." Reprint.
Rainer Maria Rilke, Annemarie S. Kidder, 2001
3
Lowly Origin: Where, When, and why Our Ancestors First Stood Up
An artist with words and a poet with images, only Jonathan Kingdon could have written this book.
Jonathan Kingdon, 2003
4
Lyrics of Lowly Life
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Paul Laurence Dunbar, 2009
5
Richard Scarry's Peasant Pig and the Terrible Dragon: With ...
When Princess Lily is captured by a dragon, Peasant Pig bravely attempts her rescue.
Richard Scarry, 2009
6
The Very Lowly: A Meditation on Francis of Assisi
A modern variation of the life of Saint Francis of Assisi cuts through the pious legend to uncover what is timeless and universally true about the man who cast aside wealth and honor to humbly serve the world and God. Original.
Christian Bobin, 2006
7
The Adventures of Lowly Worm
Lowly Worm's escapades are ended when a bike accident knocks him off his foot, but get-well cards and friends' visits convince him that he won't be down for long
Richard Scarry, 1995
8
The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Cyrenus Osborne Ward, 2013
9
Lowly Worm joins the circus
Lowly Worm discovers that being a circus performer is not as wonderful as he thought it would be--especially if it means giving up your family.
Gail Herman, Richard Scarry, 1998
10
Richard Scarry's Word Book: With Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm
Young readers are encouraged to find the objects pictured along the side of the page in the illustrations of Huckle and Sally Cat and their family, Lowly Worm, and Goldbug at home, shopping, visiting the doctor, and at the playground
Richard Scarry, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LOWLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lowly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
A night to behold the lowly moth: Meadowlands feting super …
They usually get a bad rap for making holes in your clothes, but tonight in the Meadowlands, moths will be celebrated. "We have such ... «NorthJersey.com, Jul 15»
2
Vishal Bhardwaj finds 'bhands' and 'gypsies' and 'Bollywood item …
Vishal Bhardwaj finds 'bhands' and 'gypsies' and 'Bollywood item numbers' too lowly for his class. July 20, 2015 3:32:18 PM IST By Rajesh Kumar Singh, ... «glamsham.com, Jul 15»
3
Tiger Woods among lowly company after British Open cut | FOX Sports
Tiger Woods in lowly company after missing British Open cut. Jim McCabe. Golfweek. JUL 19, 2015 8:58a ET. +. JUL 19, 2015 8:58a ET. «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
4
Sick of lowly feed-in tariffs? A plan for better rewarding local …
One of the biggest barriers to decentralised energy has been the fact that as soon as a local generator wants to sell energy into the grid, full ... «Business Spectator, Jul 15»
5
Vancouver Whitecaps set to wrap up long road trip against lowly
Vancouver Whitecaps head coach Carl Robinson walks onto the field before a Canadian Championship semifinal soccer game against FC ... «Bridge River Lillooet News, Jul 15»
6
Tampa Bay Storm falls to lowly New Orleans, hurts playoff bid …
Tampa Bay (6-9) fumbled twice in the third quarter as the VooDoo, which entered on an eight-game losing streak, went on a 27-0 run to lead ... «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
7
Forget Lowly Mayo, Unilever Pushes $85 Mustard - WSJ
Forget Lowly Mayo, Unilever Pushes $85 Mustard. Maker of pantry staples reaches for the high end with $85 mustard, $45 tea. A mustard ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
8
World of Wine: Lowly fungus creates drinkable, sweet wines
Don't like the idea that a lowly fungus can help create a delicious wine? Keep in mind that a little mold provides us with some favorite cheeses, ... «INFORUM, Jul 15»
9
Lowly Pluto finally has a lot to bark about
The orphan of the solar system — unceremoniously booted in 2006 from the roster of planets for being a mere dwarf planet — is now the center ... «Arizona Daily Sun, Jul 15»
10
Capital Cities' Spencer Ludwig Sings the Praises of the Lowly
“I don't hate spatulas,” Spencer Ludwig said, almost apologetically, as if not wanting to hurt their feelings. But when cooking, he always reaches ... «New York Times, Jul 15»

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