[ loh-lahyf ]
/ ˈloʊˌlaɪf /
noun, plural low·lifes.
a despicable person, especially a degenerate or immoral person.
wretched, vile, contemptible, reprehensible, loathsome, degrading, shameful, disreputable, disgraceful, culprit, pickpocket, hoodlum, felon, wrongdoer, crook, swindler, rascal, villain, devil, criminal
Origin of lowlife
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/ (ˈləʊˌlaɪf) /
noun plural -lifes
- a member or members of the underworld
- (as modifier)his lowlife friends
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