lowborn

[ loh-bawrn ]
/ ˈloʊˈbɔrn /

adjective

of humble birth.

Nearby words

  1. low-ticket,
  2. low-velocity zone,
  3. low-water mark,
  4. lowan,
  5. lowball,
  6. lowboy,
  7. lowbred,
  8. lowbrow,
  9. lowbush blueberry,
  10. lowchen

Origin of lowborn

First recorded in 1175–1225, lowborn is from the Middle English word lohiboren. See low1, born

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British Dictionary definitions for lowborn

lowborn

lowbred (ˌləʊˈbrɛd)

/ (ˌləʊˈbɔːn) /

adjective rare

of ignoble or common parentage; not royal or noble
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