or low posture
a deliberately inconspicuous, modest, or anonymous manner.
Origin of low profile
First recorded in 1970–75
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- a position or attitude characterized by a deliberate avoidance of prominence or publicity
- (as modifier)a low-profile approach
(of a tyre) wide in relation to its height
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see keep a low profile.
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