[ loh-lahyf ]
/ ˈloʊˌlaɪf /
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noun, plural low·lifes.
a despicable person, especially a degenerate or immoral person.
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Because Riesman had access to some of these lowlifes, the book is a little heavy with awful details of Lee’s twilight years.‘True Believer’ tries to capture Stan Lee. It isn’t easy.|Glen David Gold|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for lowlife
/ (ˈləʊˌlaɪf) /
noun plural -lifes
- a member or members of the underworld
- (as modifier)his lowlife friends
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