HyperDic: lowly

English > 4 senses of the word lowly:
ADJECTIVEalllowly, humble, low, modest, smalllow or inferior in station or quality
alllowly, junior-grade, lower-ranking, petty, secondary, subalterninferior in rank or status
alllowly, humble, menialused of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
alllowly, base, baseborn, humbleof low birth or station ('base' is archaic in this sense)
lowly > pronunciation
Soundslow'liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > lowly: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLow or inferior in station or quality.
Example "a lowly parish priest"
Synonymshumble, low, modest, small
BroaderinferiorOf or characteristic of low rank or importance
Spanishhumilde, modesto, pequeño, sencillo
Catalanhumil, modest, petit, senzill
English > lowly: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaninginferior in rank or status.
Example "a lowly corporal"
Synonymsjunior-grade, lower-ranking, petty, secondary, subaltern
Broaderjunioryounger
Spanishinferior, subalterno, subordinado
Catalaninferior, subaltern, subordinat
English > lowly: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningUsed of unskilled work (especially domestic work).
Synonymshumble, menial
Broaderunskillednot having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency / proficiency
Spanishhumilde, servil
Catalanhumil, labor
English > lowly: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf low birth or station ('base' is archaic in this sense).
Example "of humble (or lowly) birth"
Synonymsbase, baseborn, humble
BroaderlowbornOf humble birth or origins
Spanishbajo

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