adjective Date: 13th century born in a low condition or rank

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  • Lowborn — Low born , a. Born in a low condition or rank; opposed to {highborn}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lowborn — index caitiff, ignoble Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lowborn — [lō′bôrn΄] adj. of humble birth …   English World dictionary

  • lowborn — adjective of humble birth or origins a topsy turvy society of lowborn rich and blue blooded poor • Ant: ↑noble • Similar to: ↑base, ↑baseborn, ↑humble, ↑lowly, ↑common, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lowborn — /loh bawrn /, adj. of humble birth. [1175 1225; ME lohiboren. See LOW1, BORN] * * * …   Universalium

  • lowborn — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. humble, plebeian, common. n., slang, vulgarian, illiterate, idiot. See populace.Ant., highborn, noble …   English dictionary for students

  • lowborn — low|born [ lou,bɔrn ] adjective MAINLY BRITISH LITERARY from a low social class …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lowborn — adjective old fashioned coming from a low social class …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lowborn — adj humble, poor, simple, plebian; insignificant, obscure, untitled, low. See low(def.7) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lowborn — low•born [[t]ˈloʊˈbɔrn[/t]] adj. of humble birth • Etymology: 1175–1225 …   From formal English to slang

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