lowlight
noun Date: 1941 a particularly bad or unpleasant event, detail, or part

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lowlight — [lō′līt΄] n. Informal the part, as of a performance or event, which is the least interesting, outstanding, etc. or the most inept, ridiculous, etc.: used somewhat humorously in opposition to highlight * * * …   Universalium

  • lowlight — ► NOUN 1) (lowlights) darker dyed streaks in the hair. 2) informal a disappointing or dull event or feature …   English terms dictionary

  • lowlight — [lō′līt΄] n. Informal the part, as of a performance or event, which is the least interesting, outstanding, etc. or the most inept, ridiculous, etc.: used somewhat humorously in opposition to highlight …   English World dictionary

  • Lowlight — low point; a point at which things are at their worst: Being stranded at the airport was a lowlight of the holiday …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • lowlight — Australian Slang low point; a point at which things are at their worst: Being stranded at the airport was a lowlight of the holiday …   English dialects glossary

  • lowlight — /ˈloʊlaɪt/ (say lohluyt) noun (humorous) a low point; a point at which things are at their worst: being stranded at the airport was a lowlight of the holiday. {formed jocularly in contrast with highlight (def. 6b) …   Australian English dictionary

  • lowlight — noun A particularly bad or mediocre aspect …   Wiktionary

  • lowlight — noun 1》 (lowlights) darker dyed streaks in the hair. 2》 informal a disappointing or dull event or feature. Origin 1920s: from low1, suggested by highlight …   English new terms dictionary

  • lowlight — n. 1 a monotonous or dull period; a feature of little prominence (one of the lowlights of the evening). 2 (usu. in pl.) a dark tint in the hair produced by dyeing. Etymology: after HIGHLIGHT …   Useful english dictionary

  • A Hot Pneumonic — is a Midwest indie rock band formed in 2003. Their debut self titled album was released in Madison, Wisconsin and Milwaukee, Wisconsin independently in December of 2003. The band is led by Nick Votto on vocals, guitar, and keyboards and Anna… …   Wikipedia

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