low profile

[ loh-proh-fahyl ]
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  1. a deliberately inconspicuous, modest, or anonymous manner.

Origin of low profile

First recorded in 1970–75
  • Also low pos·ture [loh-pos-cher] /ˈloʊ ˈpɒs tʃər/

Other words from low profile

  • low-pro·file, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for low profile

low profile

    • a position or attitude characterized by a deliberate avoidance of prominence or publicity

    • (as modifier): a low-profile approach

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

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Other Idioms and Phrases with low profile

low profile

see keep a low profile.

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