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View synonyms for low profile

low profile

[ loh proh-fahyl ]

noun

  1. a deliberately inconspicuous, modest, or anonymous manner.


low profile

noun

    1. a position or attitude characterized by a deliberate avoidance of prominence or publicity
    2. ( as modifier )

      a low-profile approach



adjective

  1. (of a tyre) wide in relation to its height
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Other Words From

  • low-pro·file adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of low profile1

First recorded in 1970–75
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Idioms and Phrases

see keep a low profile .
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Example Sentences

And though Wright kept a low profile for almost a year, he managed to solicit “Jane Doe” on online escort pages.

Neither Schwend nor Spitz maintained a low profile in the ruins of Munich and they soon attracted attention.

Besides a disappointingly vague press release, Beyoncé has kept a low profile following the scandal.

Like most graffiti artists, she keeps a low profile and her identity is a secret.

Though she had kept a low profile over the last few decades, Yeager recently had been thrown back into the spotlight.

Ramshorn, ramz′horn, n. a semicircular work of low profile in the ditch of a fortified place: an ammonite: a fossil cephalopod.

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Definitions and idiom definitions from Dictionary.com Unabridged, based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

Idioms from The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

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